These are exactly like the ones my mother made when I was a kid!

2/3 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs beaten light
2 tbsp. milk
1 cup oatmeal
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla


1.) Drop 1 tsp on greased pan, then 1 tsp ordinary date filling on this. Then another tsp of dough on top.
Bake in oven at 375F for 13 minutes.