Ma'amoul / Nut Cookies

Recipe by Kim Malkawi

These cookies are traditionally made with a form. However, these are just as delicious and take less effort with similar taste.

Top Review by AmyRed

I hate to say it, but these were not sweet and I couldn't taste the rose flavor much. They were time consuming to make, but if they had been more tasty I wouldn't have minded a bit?!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flout and sugar. Cut in the butter. Add 1 tablespoon rose water and just enough milk to bind mixture.
  2. Nut filling: mix and set aside- 1 1/2 cups nuts, 4 - 5 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons rose water.
  3. Take a walnut size lump of dough and make a hole in the center to make a hollow container. Fill with the nut mix. Cover opening by folding and pinching. Prick with fork. Bake at t325 for 20 to 30 minutes.
  5. Cool before removing from pan. Dust with powdered sugar.

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