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       Title: Date Pinwheel Cookies (100 Yr-Old Recipe)
  Categories: Cookies, Holiday
       Yield: 4 servings
     1/2 c  Butter
     1/2 c  Margarine
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Brown sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Baking soda
   3 3/4 c  All purpose flour
       1 lb Dates
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 c  Water
     1/2 c  Chopped walnuts
   Mix dough ingredients well and make into three balls. Filling:Combine
   ingredients in 2 quart saucepan and boil until dates are very soft. Mix
   well and cool. Cookies:Roll each ball of dough between wax paper to about
   1/4 inch thickness. Spread with date filling and roll as a jelly roll.
   Chill about 1 hour. Slice and bake at 375~ for 10 to 15 minutes. This
   recipe is nearly 100 years old. These cookies are great at Christmas time.