*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Laura Hunter
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies & Bars
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Dough
      1/2  cup           butter
      1/2  cup           sugar
      1/2  cup           brown sugar
    1                    egg
    2      teaspoons     vanilla
    1 3/4  cups          flour
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      baking soda
                         Filling
    8      ozs.          dates
      1/3  cup           sugar
      1/3  cup           water
      1/4  cup           walnuts, CHOPPED EXTREMELY FINE
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla
 
 For dough:  cream together first 5 ingredients.  Add dry ingredients.  Form
 dough into a ball; cover and refrigerate for several hours.  Separate chilled
 dough into 2 balls.  Roll each ball into a rectangle - dough should be fairly
 thin.
 
 For filling:  chop dates; place in saucepan.  Add remaining ingredients and
 cook over low heat, stirring  until a paste is formed - about 15 minutes.
  COOL COMPLETELY.
 
 Spread filling on dough; roll up dough & filling jelly roll style.  Slice
 1/2 thick; bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.  Makes 2
 to 3 dozen.
 
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