Cookies – Butter (Rolled as in Christmas)

Cookies – Butter (Rolled as in Christmas)                                                             NCC

Butter (Filled)

 

2 cups Butter (4 sticks)

2 cups Sugar (white)       Cream together

 

2 Eggs

3 Tbsp Milk

2 tsp Baking Powder

1 tsp Baking Soda

1 tsp Salt

2 tsp Lemon juice             add and mix

 

6 cups all-purpose flour – add gradually as you mix

 

Chill if necessary

 

Roll to 1/8” thick on floured surface

Cut out cookies

Place on ungreased cookie sheets

 

Bake at 375 for 7 min. – until edges just barely show slight browning

 

Makes about 120 (10 doz.) cookies

 

 

For filled cookies, cut 2 to 3 inch disks for bottoms, and same-size donut circles for tops

 

Date filling –

1 ½ cup Dates chopped

½ cup chopped Walnuts

½ cup Water

1/3 cup Sugar

 

Cook until thick, stirring constantly

Place 1 tsp filling in center of bottom disk

Place a ring on top, and seal edges

 

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