Iraqi Date Sweetmeat (Holwah Tamar) (Gluten Free)

Recipe by UmmBinat
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 20 pieces
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chop dates roughly and place in a heavy pan with the ghee.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until dates soften, and are combined with the ghee.
  • spread half the date mixture in a 9 in (23 cm) square pan.
  • Sprinkle walnut pieces over the dates, pressing them in lightly. Place remaining date mixture on top, spreading it evenly.
  • Sprinkle evenly with toasted sesame seeds, pressing them on lightly.
  • Leave until cool and cut into small squares or diamond shapes.
  • Store in a sealed container and serve as a sweetmeat.
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