Grandma’s Unsweetened Rolled Oat Cookies

Ingredients & Directions

1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1 1/2 c Rolled oats
1 ts Baking soda
1/2 c Shortening
1/2 c Hot water

2 c Chopped dates
1/2 c Water
1/4 c Granulated sugar
1 ts Vanilla extract

Combine flour, oats, and baking soda. Cut in shortening until mixture
resembles coarse crumbs. Add sufficient water to shape dough into a roll.
Wrap in waxed paper; refrigerate overnight. Cut cookie dough into thin
wafers (1/8 inch/3 mm). Place on cookie sheet. Bake in 325F(170C) oven for
about 10 minutes. To prepare filling, cook dates, water, and sugar on low
heat for about 30 minutes; stir occasionally. Stir in vanilla. Cool. When
cookies and filling are cool, spread about 1tb(15ml) date filling between
two cookies. Makes 3 dozen filled cookies


36 Servings

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