Category Archives: Cookies

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


Sour Cream Roll-Outs


2 cups sugar

1 cup butter

1 cup cream

1 tbsp. vinegar

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

1 tsp. baking soda

7 cups flour


Mix vinegar into cream to create sour cream. Cream all except flour and then add flour when all is well creamed. Chill several hours or overnight.

Set out long enough to be able to roll 1/4 in. thick. Cut with favorite cookie cutters.

Bake for 8-10 min. at 325 degrees.

Ice and decorate to your liking.

Makes at least 9 dozen cookies.