Dessert Recipes

Walnut Date Swirl Cookies

Walnut Date Swirl CookiesDeliciously old-fashioned, these chewy treats have been a tradition in our family for 60 years….

Walnut Date Swirl Cookies

Walnut Date Swirl Cookies


1-1/2 cups pitted dates, chopped 3/4 cup sugar, divided 1/3 cup water 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Pinch salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt


In a large saucepan, combine the dates, 1/4 cup sugar, water, nuts and salt.

Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick, about 5 minutes.

Set aside to cool.

In a large bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar, and remaining sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in egg.

Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into creamed mixture and mix well.

Chill for 30 minutes.

Roll dough on a lightly floured surface to a 1/4-in.

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-thick rectangle.

Spread with date mixture; roll up jelly-roll style, starting at a long end.

Wrap with waxed paper.

Chill for at least 4 hours.

Remove waxed paper.

Cut into 1/8-in.

to 1/4-in.


Place 2 in.

apart on greased baking sheets.

Bake at 375° for 8 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts 2 each:

  • 154 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 100mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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