Saint Barbara cookies (Lebanese)

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In mixer bowl, beat cooking oil into butter until blended, beat in sugar.
  • Add orange juice, baking powder and baking soda, mix well.
  • Add flour, a little at a time, to make a soft dough.
  • Shape dough into 2-inch ovals and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
  • Cool pastries on rack.
  • Meanwhile Prepare Natif topping: In a saucepan, combine the 3/4 cup sugar, honey and 1/2 cup water, bring to a boil.
  • Boil gently, uncovered for 5 minutes.
  • Dip cooled pastries into the warm syrup.
  • Sprinkle immediately with nuts.
  • Dry on wire rack.
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