---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.03
  
       Title: FILLED MOLASSES COOKIES
  Categories: Cookies, Desserts
       Yield: 1 servings
  
 --------------------------COOKIES--------------------------
     3/4 c  Brown Sugar
     3/4 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  Molasses
     1/3 c  Hot Water
       2 ts Baking Soda
       2 ts Vanilla
       1 ts Salt
       4 c  Pastry Flour
 
 --------------------------FILLING--------------------------
     1/2 c  Water
       1 c  Sugar
       1 pk Dates
       1 ts Lemon Extract
  
   Cookies:
   Cream sugar and shortening, add molasses and vanilla.
   Dissolve soda in hot water and add alternately with
   flour and salt. Roll thin. Cut with cookie cutter and
   spread filling on one cookie and put another cookie on
   top and press edges to-gether. Bake in a moderate oven
   (350 - 375). Filling:
   Cook until thick and cool.
   Note: Can be Frozen.
  
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