Saudi Date Sweet (With Gluten Free Option)

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 5 mins

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

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!
Most Helpful

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

Nasseh August 06, 2011

This is so yummy. Very easy to do. I'll try different variation. Cinnamon, pecans, coconut.... Thanks UmmBinat :) Made for Ramadan tag game

Boomette September 13, 2010

If there was a ten star button, I'd give this recipe that! So simple yet so addictive! Made for Ramadan Tag 2010

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