Dates Cookies/Dates Mammoul

Dates Cookies/Dates Mammoul

  • Ingredients:

    200 grams butter
  • 1/2 cup flour, all purpose
  • 1 1/2 cups semolina
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking power
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons rose flower water
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • Date filling:
  • 1  cup chopped dates
  • 10-12 nuts crushed
  • 1 tbspn sugar

  • Method:

  • Pre-heat oven to 250 degrees Celsius.Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl.

In another bowl beat butter and sugar ..

Mix together both dry ingredients and butter-sugar mixture. To this add rose water and mix 
it very well.

Grind together  dates,nuts and sugar and make small  balls out of it.

Divide your dough into generous tablespoon portions. 

With your thumb, make an indent in the center.Place a small portion of dates in the dough, cover it up in the shape you desire. 

Bake for about 30 minutes or until brown (this depends on your oven, so keep an eye). Let cool.

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