sketch of Bob above the Date Cookies recipe.

DATE COOKIES
The Listener said that these taste like Awrey's.

1 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. butter
1 1/2 c. quick oatmeal (dry)
1/2 t. salt
1 1/2 c. flour
1 t. baking soda

Mix everything as if for a pie crust. Pat one half of the mixture on a buttered (8x8x2 inch) pan. (or a small cookie sheet with an edge). Press down firmly and spread on the filling. Cover with the other half of the oatmeal mixture and press down lightly. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes. Cut into squares


FILLING:
1 pkg. dates
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. sugar

Cook til smooth. (raspberry or strawberry jam may also be used as filling. Can add 1 c. chopped nuts into the filling too.)

Date Cookies recipe Taken 12/12/1963
Printed in section # 2 cookbook (out of print)