The recipe Ethel's Date Roll Cookies

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Ethel's Date Roll Cookies recipe is a Dessert, Snack meal that takes 10 minutes to make. If you enjoy for Dessert, Snack, you will like Ethel's Date Roll Cookies!

Ethel's Date Roll Cookies

Ethel's Date Roll Cookies Recipe
Ethel's Date Roll Cookies

My mom makes these every year at Christmas. She keeps the rolls in the freezer and can pull them out, slice and bake them in no time when guests drop by.

What Course Is Ethel's Date Roll Cookies?

Ethel's Date Roll Cookies is for Dessert, Snack.

How Long Does Ethel's Date Roll Cookies Recipe Take To Prepare?

Ethel's Date Roll Cookies takes 30 minutes to prepare.

How Long Does Ethel's Date Roll Cookies Recipe Take To Cook?

Ethel's Date Roll Cookies takes 10 minutes to cook.

How Many Servings Does Ethel's Date Roll Cookies Recipe Make?

Ethel's Date Roll Cookies makes 72 servings.

What Are The Ingredients For Ethel's Date Roll Cookies Recipe?

The ingredients for Ethel's Date Roll Cookies are:

2 1/4 Cups Dates (1 lb) pitted and chopped
1 Cup White Sugar
1 Cup Water
1 Cup Shortening
2 Cups Brown Sugar
3 eggs
4 Cups Flour
1/2 Tsp Salt
1/2 Tsp Baking Soda

How Do I Make Ethel's Date Roll Cookies?

Here is how you make Ethel's Date Roll Cookies:

Cook 10 minutes over low heat the chopped dates, white sugar and water. In a bowl, blend together shortening, brown sugar and eggs. Add flour salt & baking soda.Chill dough for a few minutes. This dough gets soft quickly in warm weather and is difficult to roll out (it gets very sticky)Remove dough from refrigerator and divide into 3 balls. Return 2 of the balls to the refrigerator. Roll out the remaining ball on a lightly floured surface into a rectangle. Spread 1/3 cooled date mixture on dough. Roll dough into a log. Wrap in saran wrap and place in the freezer. Get the next ball of dough from the refrigerator and repeat until you have 3 logs of dough in your freezer. The dough can be frozen for weeks. To bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice dough into 3/8" slices and place on cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. You can slice and bake as many cookies as you need, and return the unused portion back to the freezer securely wrapped. The entire recipe should make approximately 72 cookies. Number of Servings: 72Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RYEJOE.

What's The Nutritional Info For Ethel's Date Roll Cookies?

The nutritional information for Ethel's Date Roll Cookies is:

  • Servings Per Recipe: 72
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 103.4
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.4 mg
  • Sodium: 30.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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