Date Cookies (Eid Cookies)

Recipe by Me chef
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READY IN: 1hr 12mins
YIELD: 25 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix flour, ground fenugreek, salt, granulated sugar and instant yeast in a large bowl.
  • Add the clarified butter; mix with your hands until well incorporated.
  • Heat the milk until warm; add gradually to flour mixture.
  • Knead to form a soft dough.
  • Cover with a damp cloth for 1/2 hour.
  • Put the dates in a bowl; add nutmeg; knead with your hands.
  • Take a small piece of dough; pat down onto work surface.
  • Take a smaller piece of dates and roll it with your hands to form a small rope.
  • Place the date rope in the middle of the piece of dough and enclose it with the dough and roll into a rope; make sure the date is entirely covered with dough.
  • Shape your rope into an 'S' and place on a baking sheet.
  • Repeat with the remainder of dough and date filling.
  • Brush your 'S's with egg white; sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden in color.
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