|Source: Mr. Walker (Courtesy of Mrs. Walker, 1971)|
|Prep time: 30 minutes||Cooking time: 10 minutes||Total time: 40 minutes|
Combine dates and sugar in saucepan and cook until thick, about 10 minutes. Add nuts and cool. Cream shortening. Add brown sugar and mix well. Add well beaten eggs and beat well. Add remaining ingredients, sifted together and mix well. Chill dough and then roll out. Spread with date and nut mixture. Roll like a jelly roll. Refrigerate and then slice. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes.