You have me with the picture of your cup of coffee, rolls and your grandmother's china. I’ve got nice ideas of different cookie recipes from this post and tried a few ones. Thanks for your comment. Roll into logs. Date Pinwheel Cookies; Click to enlarge. She didn't have the cookbook but was sure that there was a recipe. They were always in our school lunch boxes. Returning them your way as well. Dorie says: Growing up in New York City, I remember date-nut bread, date pudding, date-nut cake and cookies with a filling that might have been the date version of Fig Newtons. Hopefully you will enjoy my grandmother's rolled date cookie recipe as much as we do. by Anita. The recipe makes three rolls of dough, which can be frozen until ready to bake. They look like cinnamon rolls. Bring to a boil. ;o) A bit of work, but differently delicious and makes a LOT! The recipe makes three rolls of dough, which can be frozen until ready to bake. Rebecca Mealey from Northeastern Georgia, USA on June 04, 2012: these look like they are to die for! Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on June 03, 2012: These cookies actually do improve in flavor over time. Most of them are jotted down on scraps of paper and are handwritten. Funny that I'm hungry now... Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on June 18, 2012: So glad that you found these old fashioned rolled cookies to be of interest. Add My Review. They are a labor of love and reward one with a delicious flavor. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on August 06, 2013: This looks like a cookie I need to add to my files for the holidays. Grandmother Rose baked these in the fall and winter months. We freeze them and he takes out a cookie or two on occasion and really likes eating them. Roll each portion between two sheets of waxed paper into a 12×10-in. Crecipe.com deliver fine selection of quality Orange date pinwheel cookies recipes equipped with ratings, reviews and mixing tips. Buttery cookies with a pecan-cinnamon swirl filling are easy to make and a hit with kids of all ages. The picture of your Mom is so cute in her what looks like her apron, wearing a shirt dress. Rolled date nut cookies being cooled on wire rack. My mother and grandmothers were all great cooks and my husband also loves to show off his expertise in the kitchen. Our Amish bakers have a knack for creating a not-too-heavy cookie and filling it with luscious and rich date/walnut filling. Remove from heat; stir in chopped walnuts. They will be even better a few days (or months, if frozen) later. What beautiful cookies! Cancel Submit. Audrey Hunt from Idyllwild Ca. They freeze well. Also Pinning and Tweeting. I have a date cookie recipe I like but just may have to replace ti this year with this one. They list the caramel cookie dough part of the recipe (with the option to add the date-nut filling) as one of the best cookie recipes in the early 1940s. Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on September 12, 2012: Lucky you and lucky me that we not only got to eat these delicious old fashioned cookies...but that we also have our family memories revolving around them. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until dates are tender and liquid is almost evaporated. I would definitely try this. The way I made them amounted to slightly over 11 dozen cookies that were an inch to an inch and a half in size. justmesuzanne from Texas on May 05, 2013: Well, those just look fabulous! Cook: 12 mins. I hope that you had a good time and that your new year ahead is filled with much happiness, good health, and the making of some great memories. Dec 2, 2016 - Explore Patricia Hoffman's board "Date nut pinwheel cookies" on Pinterest. Haha! In a large mixing bowl beat butter, brown sugar, and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed about 3 minutes or … ½ cup sugar Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies I . This cookie gets even better with time! Wayback Wednesday: Singing the Baby to Sleep – 1960 Style. These make fabulous holiday cookies. Part 1: The dough. Also like the idea of slicing cookies off a roll instead of dropping them by spoonsful or using cookie cutteres. See more ideas about cookies, pinwheel cookies, gingerbread cookies. A friend suggested that I look at the Betty Crocker recipe. Hope you and your family are able to enjoy this Christmas. It does make the house smell good as you mentioned. Freeze overnight. Thanks for commenting, voting and sharing this hub regarding the old fashioned rolled date nut cookies. ½ tsp. December Feast: Date-Nut Pinwheel Cookies, Blast from the Past: Stories from our History. Add the beaten eggs and mix in well. Thanks for sharing the instructions and helpful pictures. Meanwhile, make the filling by combine the dates, pecans, water and white sugar in a saucepan set … That is a nice thing to say. Our recipe makes a full batch of nearly 5-dozen delicious pinwheel cookies from scratch, using simple steps that are easier to follow than most recipes, although it does require a bit of patience. Thanks for the shares. Roll into logs. I often make pan cookies just to save time. JSParker from Detroit, Michigan on June 04, 2012: What first gives this hub such charm is that handwritten recipe by your Grandmother! 4 cups all-purpose flour. It would be difficult to wait a day to bake a batch of these! Those were the days when women generally wore dresses in the house and little aprons were also common. Many thanks, Mary. :) :). Chewy and fruity. I am mailing these hand-written recipes to relatives who will hopefully cherish them for many years to come. You're so lucky you can bake, peggy!! It didn't occur to me that these hubs of yours serve a two-fold purpose. Make these ahead and freeze or serve warm out of the oven. Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies II Recipe. These "Date-Nut Cookies" were a tradition. I see that you also enjoy your family recipes in the same way. It definitely is worth it to preserve some of these recipes for historical sake so a new generation can try these out. This is a cookie I will have to try. This is one of my mom's all time favorite Holiday Cookies. Shared on FB. This is what I could call a perfect "breakfast cookie." salt 1 tsp. Love dates and know I would love these. Thanks for the good wishes. Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies. 2 cups of flour plus additional for work surface. Wayback Wednesday: Happy Thanksgiving Greetings! Voting up and shared! I DO come from a family of good cooks. Angels are bringing hugs and blessings this afternoon. Add the cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and flour to the mixture, and blend until well combined. Roll out each ball about 1/8-inch thick and shape into a large circular disk. Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on December 25, 2018: These pinwheel cookies look delicious and easy to make. Recipe by Allrecipes. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt together in a small mixing bowl. Jan 24, 2017 - Pinwheel cookies with dates and walnuts are a family treasure. Instead of focusing just on figs, or dates, I decided to use a combination of dates, figs and cranberries. Many of them are so good. They are definitely NOT low fat or low in sugar, but much of the sweetness comes from naturally sweet dates. Absolute joy for a cookie lover. Wishing you and your husband a lovely lovey Christmas and a most blessed 2019. 1 cup sugar. They are delicious! Appreciate your comment. I am pleased that you are sharing your Grandmother's delicious cookie recipe. They list the caramel cookie dough part of the recipe (with the option to add the date-nut filling) as one of the best cookie recipes in the early 1940s. Appreciate you comment and vote up. Date Pinwheel Cookies. Mary Hyatt from Florida on December 13, 2014: Just wanted to come back to let you know: I made these cookies and they truly are wonderful. This Date Nut Pinwheel cookie made the Cookie trays. Trim store-bought pie dough into an 8-inch square. Yes...they would make excellent gifts for special occasions. Through the Lens: Who, What, When, Where? oliversmum from australia on April 14, 2015: Peggy W Hi. Our recipe makes a full batch of nearly 5-dozen delicious pinwheel cookies from scratch, using simple steps that are easier to follow than most recipes, although it does require a bit of patience. Date-Nut Pinwheel Cookies. :O) Hugs G-Ma. While good...the next time I bake these cookies, I will use ground nuts as the recipe called for, because it will be easier to slice the cookies prior to baking if the nuts are smaller. The pinwheel has a long history that spans the globe. Thanks for the first comment. This recipe makes rolled cookies with a date-filled center. Yes...writing about and sampling these old timey recipes from the past is a journey not only in flavors and tastes but memories as well. baking soda; ½ tsp. Recipes from the past are unique and utterly delicious. Chop pitted dates in food chopper. That picture of my mother was when housewives mostly wore dresses and aprons when in the kitchen. Stir in water and 1/3 cup sugar. Appreciate your comment. This Date Nut Pinwheel cookie made the Cookie trays. Dec 11, 2013 - Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies - The dates, chocolate and pecans make these cookies truly amazing and delicious. Filling 1 1/2 cup of … Roll out dough to 1/4" thick, and spread date mixture all over the top to the edge of the dough. this time of the year I begin selecting new recipes, a few each season, to try out. Not something to try while on the diet I'm on (no sweets!) Thanks again for sharing your Grandmother's delicious cookie recipe. Wrap in plastic. Guess I'll be baking more in the near future. There are a lot of cookies that I adore and this date pinwheel cookie is high on my list of the top 25 best ever cookies. Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on July 28, 2013: This really is an old fashioned cookie that takes a bit of time with the preparation...but is oh so good!