Date Sandwich Cookies

2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon soda in 1/4 cup hot water
3.5 cups oatmeal
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
dash salt

Mix everything, roll out and cut into 1.5 inch squares.
Bake at 350 for 12-15 min.

Date Filling:
1 cup brown sugar
1 pound chopped dates

Mix with small amount (4 - 6 ounces )of rum and simmer over low hear for a few minutes.

Take two cookies add filling and eat, repeat until full.

Last modified: December 7, 1996
Michael R. Wayne /
Contributed by Gabe Helou.