Date Turnovers

Revised 2013 May 01


-- Filling --
2 cups dates, chopped
2/3 cup water
grated rind of 1/2orange
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
-- Turnover --
2 cups butter
2 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
4 cups rolled oats
3 1/2 cups flour, all-purpose
1 teaspoon salt
5 teaspoons baking powder


Cook the dates with the water. orange rind and brown sugar till thick and smooth. Add the orange and lemon juices then let cool.

Mix the turnover ingredients then roll thin and cut in circles. Put filling on one side, fold and seal. Bake at 325F for 35 minutes.

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