Dates Cookies


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the sweet and crunchy dates cookies present a healthy way of enjoying the evening tea time snack. Laden with the goodness of dates and rich flavour of jaggery and nuts, these nutritious date cookies are simple to prepare and every child's favorite.

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Dates Cookies recipe - How to make Dates Cookies

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For Dough:
2 1/4 cups plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup castor sugar
3/4 cup ghee
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup thick cream
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 tsp baking powder

1 cup seedless dates (khajur)
1 tsp butter
1/3 cup chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

  1. Beat ghee and sugar until light and fluffy, beat in yolk,vanilla,baking pwd.and shifted flour, knead until smooth dough, cover and keep aside for 30mins.
  2. Take a pan add dates, butter, curshed walnuts and ellaichi and mix all together, stir over low heat for 2 mins.
  3. Now divide dough into small balls, fill with 1 tsp. dates mixture.
  4. Shape on cookie moulder or with hand.
  5. Arrange on non-grease oven- proof pan, cook in moderate oven until golden brown, cool in pan before serving.

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This recipe was contributed by sundk on 25 Mar 2002

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