Mix in a sauce pan the dates, sugar and TBSP of flour, water, and lemon juice. Cook this for about 5 minutes on a medium heat, until all are blended well.
Mix together the shortening, sugar, and eggs.
Stir in the 2 Tbsps. thick cream and l teaspoons vanilla.
Sift together the 2 1/2 cups of flour, baking soda and salt. Add to shortening mix to form dough.
Chill dough for at least 1 to 2 hours.
Roll out dough in thin layers in small batches and cut with round cookie cutter.
Put mixture (about a tbsp.) in the center between 2 thin cookies pressed together.
Bake at 350 degrees on lightly greased sheet pan for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (60g)|
|Recipe Makes: 24 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 85 (42%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 9.5g||13 %|
|Saturated Fat 3.6g||18 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 4.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1g|
|Cholesterol 28.3mg||9 %|
|Sodium 3595.8mg||124 %|
|Potassium 37.9mg||1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 28.5g||8 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.1g||1 %|
|Sugars, other 28.3g|
|Protein 1.4g||2 %|
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Calories per serving: 202
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