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Apple-Date Swirl Cookies

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Apple-Date Swirl Cookies
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 60
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Cooked apples and dates are swirled into a rich brown sugar slice-and-bake cookie.
Updated May 24, 2005

Ingredients

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Shape up your cookies! Rotate the roll slightly with each cut so the roll stays rounded.

Nutrition

60 Calories, 2g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
20
Total Fat
2g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
0%
Sodium
30mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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