Jason Menayan from San Francisco on June 04, 2012: Wow, these look really yummy. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on September 12, 2012: Lucky you and lucky me that we not only got to eat these delicious old fashioned cookies...but that we also have our family memories revolving around them. baking soda; ½ tsp. My husband finished his lunch today with a couple of them as a sweet treat. Good wishes are being sent your way as well. Slice cookies 1/4-inch thick; place on lightly greased cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes, or until evenly browned in a 350 ºF oven. They are wonderful while they are still warm, but inedible when cold. I think this is my favorite today, though the apple tart looked very good. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt together in a small mixing bowl. They are both attractive and delicious. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on December 26, 2018: Thanks for the Christmas greetings. Rolled date nut cookies being cooled on wire rack. Heading on over to your hub now. Bake, in batches, at 325° for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to roll. Cook 10 minutes and cool. I love it. Hugs! Roll up tightly jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on January 03, 2020: Most of my relatives are also gone now, but when I follow their recipes it makes me think of the times we shared. Family cookbooks are an important way to preserve our mealtime traditions for future generations with individual printed recipes or … Dec 11, 2013 - Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies - The dates, chocolate and pecans make these cookies truly amazing and delicious. Did you make any changes or notes? Add the cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and flour to the mixture, and blend until well combined. Filled with sweet fruity filling and crunchy nuts, these cookies are so flavorful, soft and chewy. Nice recipe hub, Peg. I am gradually moving some of these over to my own website, so it might disappear for a while until accomplished. Cut into slices 1/4" thick, and place on greased cookie sheet. Any help would be appreciated. Refrigerate until firm. Merry Christmas to you and your family Peggy. In some cases, the paper scraps are crumbling, and amounts can no longer be determined. This isn't an iced cookie or an overly sweet cookie, but it still has managed to win me over. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on September 10, 2012: These old fashioned rolled cookies are indeed delicious. Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on January 31, 2013: I am trying to be goooood. I love dates at Christmas. Wayback Wednesday: Autumn Splendor on Reynolda Road. I hope that you enjoy these cookies of hers. Perhaps I will make one more batch prior to Christmas. Back to Date Pinwheel Cookies. I'm going to add your Pinwheel Cookies to my Cookies on Pinterest. Seeing the pictures I’m unable to control water in my mouth. DATE PINWHEEL COOKIES : 2 1/4 c. dates (12 oz. I see that you also enjoy your family recipes in the same way. I am pleased that you are sharing your Grandmother's delicious cookie recipe. Gathering ingredients for these rolled date nut cookies, Mixing the shortening, brown sugar and eggs. I have done most of my baking and have already given away the gifts. Cookies would then over brown … fruit oozing through the pinwheel on the bottom would burn. These are SUPER delicious right out of the oven, but they also can be stored for several days in a airtight container. Thanks! Voted you up, useful, and awesome! Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on August 06, 2013: This looks like a cookie I need to add to my files for the holidays. :). Love dates and know I would love these. Chill overnight. 1/2 cup sugar. Through the Lens: Who, What, When, Where? 1 c. white sugar; 1 c. brown sugar; 1 c. butter, softened; 3 eggs, beaten; 4 c. flour; 1 tsp. Pinwheel Cookies Roll Cookies Date Nut Roll Recipe Pinwheel Recipes Cookie Desserts Cookie Recipes Dessert Recipes Baking Cookies Dessert. Maybe, I will try making some for Christmas one of these years. These are SUPER delicious right out of the oven, but they also can be stored for several days in a airtight container. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on December 12, 2019: Like you, I love trying old recipes from the past. A bit of vanilla is always a good flavor enhancement. Trim store-bought pie dough into an 8-inch square. Freeze overnight. Appreciate your comment. Guess I'll be baking more in the near future. I got to see the cute photo of my mother in her kitchen back in the 1960's because of it as well as think of these delicious cookies again. The dried dates used to make these sweets were an everyday ingredient, as common then as dried cranberries are now. Thanks for your comment and the share. Joyln. Appreciate your comment. So if the English were so fond of tea after meals, Germans were with sweet treats.. that's awesome Peggy. How wonderful. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on December 18, 2018: Hi Peggy....I have not made these yet this year but hope to before this season of yummy foods slips by. ¾ cup water. This looks like yet another delicious sweet treat. Everything I love in cookies. 1 cup packed brown sugar. Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies II Recipe. Thanks for your comment. I plan to make these for a special event. Date pinwheel cookies are a holiday standard in our family. Add the cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and flour to the mixture, and blend until well combined. If you like dates and nuts you are sure to like these cookies! It didn't occur to me that these hubs of yours serve a two-fold purpose. colombostock from Colombo Sri Lanka on September 10, 2012: chamilj from Sri Lanka on September 10, 2012: Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on September 08, 2012: So glad that reading about these old fashioned rolled cookies brought back happy memories for you. This recipe makes rolled cookies with a date-filled center. Recipes from years gone by, to my way of thinking are the very best, and this one looks absolutely delicious. ½ cup sugar. Weather vanes, closely related to pinwheels, were first used between 1600 and 1800 BC in Sumeria. ;o) A bit of work, but differently delicious and makes a LOT! Chop pitted dates in food chopper. https://thebakingpan.com/recipes/cookie/date-pinwheel-cookies Remove from heat; stir in chopped walnuts. My mother and I used to love doing that together. Thanks for your comment. Directions: In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. ½ cup sugar Filling: 2 packages (8 ounces each) pitted dates. All the photos are wonderful, Peggy, showing every step of preparation. Vespa Woolf from Peru, South America on June 04, 2012: I love old-fashioned recipes! :). The directions are very clear, and I think these cookies would sell well in Thailand. (I put the rolls onto waxed paper and even stacked them on top of each other with waxed paper in between.). Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on July 28, 2013: This really is an old fashioned cookie that takes a bit of time with the preparation...but is oh so good! Winston-Salem © 2020. 6 product reviews This old-fashioned cookie harks back to Grandma's cookbook. Get one of our Orange date pinwheel cookies recipe and prepare delicious and healthy treat for your family or friends. I love the photo of your mother in her kitchen. I grew up watching my mother bake so there is no great mystery to it. I never liked them much as a kid. Roll each portion between two sheets of waxed paper into a 12×10-in. See the reader comments for some helpful suggestions. TycoonSam from Washington, MI on September 17, 2012: Cookies look and sound delicious! I never thought of it that way, but I guess you are correct. Success! by Doctor Yum | Dec 17, 2012 | Desserts and Snacks | 0 comments. Thumbs up. Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies I . Filling: 2 packages (8 ounces each) pitted dates. Print Pin Rate. Dorie says: Growing up in New York City, I remember date-nut bread, date pudding, date-nut cake and cookies with a filling that might have been the date version of Fig Newtons. As I was reading along I was thinking how you need to preserve these well-loved and handled recipes. Movie Master from United Kingdom on June 05, 2012: Hi Peggy, another wonderful recipe for me to try, I love the picture of your grandma's handwritten recipe and the picture of your mother in the kitchen. Appreciate you comment and vote up. Add the beaten eggs and mix in well. 1 cup sugar. These pinwheel cookies have a delightful old fashioned look that is totally cute but very tasty, too! :). I would definitely try this. Roll up jellyroll style. And then the photo of your mother. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on December 13, 2014: This really pleases me that you made them and that your family enjoys eating them. They freeze well and actually keep quite a long time in an airtight container at room temp - if they don't all disappear first. I guarantee you will remember the taste forever! Thanks for your comment. I am trying not to make all of these luscious recipes. So, let’s get to work on my momma’s Date Pinwheel Cookies. 1 cup packed brown sugar. https://www.recipezazz.com/recipe/shirleys-date-nut-pinwheels---christmas-2734 ½ tsp baking soda . Can't wait to try them! Thanks for your comment and votes. 4 cups all-purpose flour. While good...the next time I bake these cookies, I will use ground nuts as the recipe called for, because it will be easier to slice the cookies prior to baking if the nuts are smaller. Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies from Jo Cooks. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. One of my favorite cookie recipes especially for holiday baking. Wayback Wednesday: Oh, My Aching Back; The Twist. This is what I could call a perfect "breakfast cookie." I'm voting up, sharing and bookmarking. Rebecca Mealey from Northeastern Georgia, USA on December 11, 2019: Old recipes are the best! Those were the days when women generally wore dresses in the house and little aprons were also common. They sure are good. She was a multitasker. I used chopped nuts instead of ground nuts. Cathleena Beams from Tennessee on June 22, 2012: My mouth is watering just looking at these. The ones that are spattered the most were probably family favorites and attest to them being often handled and used as a reference when baking or cooking. Date Pinwheel Cookies. Am sure you will like them if you give them a try! Susie Lehto from Minnesota on December 13, 2014: It has been several years since I had one of these yummy little date cookies. Jan 24, 2017 - Pinwheel cookies with dates and walnuts are a family treasure. You really come from a family of cooks! I am glad that you like the sound of this old-fashioned cookie recipe. I’ve got nice ideas of different cookie recipes from this post and tried a few ones. These would be perfect for my cousin's upcoming bridal shower. A real crowd pleaser, I'm sure! There are a few steps when prepping, so I sometimes freeze the dough and bake later. ½ cup sugar. salt 1 tsp. Thanks for the shares. 1 cup sugar. However, history does indicate wind-driven whirligigs existed in China in 400 BC and in the Sasanian Empire by 700 AD, with the use of windmills. Try to make the edges of the rolled out dough come out even and squared. Sign in to add review. I don't remember them being an all time childhood favorite but I did really enjoy them and still do on occassion. This cookie gets even better with time! I will share this on Pinterest. These cookies are just like I used to help my grandmother make. Date Nut Pinwheel Cookies. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on September 17, 2012: We have many of these rolled cookies with dates and nuts frozen in our freezer. Pinned and shared. oliversmum from australia on April 14, 2015: Peggy W Hi. If you want larger cookies, and you have rolled out a rectangular size cookie batter as I did (refer to the photos above) then just start rolling them from the smallest sized edge towards the other. Trust us though, these pinwheel cookies are absolutely worth the wait! Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 26, 2013: These old fashioned cookies would be great having them with an accompaniment of coffee or tea. My mother and grandmothers were all great cooks and my husband also loves to show off his expertise in the kitchen. Thanks for the shares. Thanks for your comment. ). :) :). These "Date-Nut Cookies" were a tradition. Really, you have a couple of these with a cup of coffee in the morning and you'll be satisfied. Shape each into a disk; wrap in plastic. 2 large eggs. I love those that taste better with time. Here, I share some family faves. Many thanks, Mary. Voted up and sharing with followers and on Facebook. I will be holding a large party here for Christmas this year and would like to have some new cookies to show off and this will be one of them. Date Pinwheel Cookies; Click to enlarge. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on February 01, 2013: We cannot be good all of the time. For dough: In a bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. This Date Nut Pinwheel cookie made the Cookie trays. How fortunate one would be to find these under their tree! Chill the dough in refrigerator until well chilled. Thanks for sharing the instructions and helpful pictures. Thanks for your comment. Dec 2, 2016 - Explore Patricia Hoffman's board "Date nut pinwheel cookies" on Pinterest. 5 comments. Combine dates, sugar, and water in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture thickens. by allrecipesrecipes. The taste completes the picture! Date Pinwheel Cookies. $14.99. My whole house smells divine when they are baking. Add My Review. Crecipe.com deliver fine selection of quality Orange date pinwheel cookies recipes equipped with ratings, reviews and mixing tips. I have a date cookie recipe I like but just may have to replace ti this year with this one. Many of them contain only the list of ingredients and assume the person making the recipe would know how to proceed. Not something to try while on the diet I'm on (no sweets!) Thanks for including a photograph of your mother. I love that you included a photo of your mother and handwritten note from your grandma. thanks for sharing Angels are on the way ps :). Spread a third of the filling over each rectangle. May angels continue to surround you and yours. ¼ cup melted chocolate. Date Pinwheels Recipe. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on December 18, 2018: Hi Patricia, I have only made a few batches of cookies this year and have so far given most of them away. Thanks for this great recipe and the memories . Cheryl J. from Houston, TX on June 04, 2012: These are wonderful cookies. Angels are headed your way ps. Thomas Silvia from Massachusetts on September 12, 2012: Hi Peggy, my mom use to make these old fashioned rolled cookies for my brother and me all the time,just reading your hub i could almost smell them cooking. There are a lot of cookies that I adore and this date pinwheel cookie is high on my list of the top 25 best ever cookies. Add the beaten eggs and mix in well. We freeze them and he takes out a cookie or two on occasion and really likes eating them. This old fashioned cookie recipe makes a large batch of cookies depending upon how you roll them. This is one of my mom's all time favorite Holiday Cookies. Baked Christmas Breakfast Pinwheel. Recipe reviews. Mar 22, 2018 - POPSUGAR delivers the biggest moments, the hottest trends, and the best tips in entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, and food and the ability to shop for it all in one place. A friend suggested that I look at the Betty Crocker recipe. You're awesome! Spread the date/nut mixture onto the dough and roll the dough jellyroll fashion, crimping the edges together. As I try out some of these recipes and share them online, it is with a nod to saving some of the rich heritage of these treats, as well as trying to preserve some of the flavors from the past. So they definitely have his stamp of approval! Wayback Wednesday: Can You Help Identify These Veterans? slice frozen roll into 1/4-inch thick cookies and bake for approximately 12 minutes until lightly golden brown. baking soda. Stir in walnuts; cool completely. Nice to know that you are also sentimental about your mother's cookbook and the old recipes. Sweet chopped dates and crunchy walnuts rolled in cookie dough and sliced into pinwheels make a simple and tasty cookie. Thanks for the recipe! Also like the idea of slicing cookies off a roll instead of dropping them by spoonsful or using cookie cutteres. Date-nut pinwheel cookies are attractive, delicious, and full of fruit and nuts. Suzie from Carson City on January 03, 2020: Peggy....First of all these cookies (sound) and look Yummy! I love pinwheel cookies. —Frieda Whiteley, Lisbon, Connecticut Origins The first inventor of the whirligig, or pinwheel, is not known. They are so different from the usual cookies I make at Christmastime, and my family really likes them. vanilla; Cream the softened butter and sugars together in a mixer until fluffy. Aug 13, 2017 - Buttery cookies with a pecan-cinnamon swirl filling are easy to make and a hit with kids of all ages. This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was Date-Nut Pinwheels. Wayback Wednesday: First Street Quality Oil Station – Then and Now. Part 1: The dough. They are both attractive and delicious.