Apple-Date Swirl Cookies

Apple-Date Swirl Cookies

Cooked apples and dates are swirled into a rich brown sugar slice-and-bake cookie.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

3:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

About 5 dozen cookies

Cookies
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 2/3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Apple-Date Filling
1
cup chopped dates
3/4
cup finely chopped peeled apple
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4
cup orange juice
  1. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup granulated, the brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until well blended. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, cook all Apple-Date Filling ingredients over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Boil and stir 5 minutes. Cool.
  3. Roll or pat dough into rectangle, 16x8 inches, between sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap. Remove top sheet. Spread dough with cooled Apple-Date Filling. Roll up dough with filling inside, starting with 16-inch side and using waxed paper to lift and roll. Wrap tightly. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until firm.
  4. Heat oven to 375°F. Cut roll with sharp knife into 1/4-inch slices, occasionally cleaning off knife. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool.
Makes About 5 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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Shape up your cookies! Rotate the roll slightly with each cut so the roll stays rounded.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 30mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.