Date-Nut Pinwheels

Ingredients for Dough

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp. salt


Work butter in a bowl until creamy, add sugar gradually, add egg and beat well.

Add dry ingredients. Chill dough. Make filling while dough is chilling.

Roll chilled dough to 10×16 in. rectangle. Spread filling on dough and roll like jelly roll starting on a wide side. Wrap lightly and chill overnight.

Bake 10 to 12 min. at 350 degrees.

Ingredients for Filling

1 lb.(1 cup) pitted chopped dates

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

Pinch salt

1/2 cup finely chopped pecans


Cook five minutes, chill, add nuts


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