Saudi Date Sweet (With Gluten Free Option)

READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by UmmBinat

This delicious sweet with surprise you as to how good it tastes. It's just perfect along with a glass* of tea masha Allah. - A strongly brewed tea is traditionally served in small glasses throughout the Middle East. I'm sure this would be wonderful as a treat during Ramadan as well. Modified from a recipe found on

Top Review by Nasseh

The hubby & kids enjoyed these for dessert tonight. Supper easy & fast to make. Made for Ramadan Tag 2011

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. On medium heat in a 9-inch skillet add butter. Add walnuts and mix until lightly toasted. Add cardamom, brown sugar, soft dates and flour. With a wooden spoon mix until nuts and dates are covered. Remove from heat.
  2. Place your hand in a plastic bag and shape mixture into walnut size ball shapes.
  3. Enjoy with tea or coffee or devour like we do, alone right away!

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