Friday, August 7, 2009

Date Cookies Recipe (Iraq)

Date Cookies Recipe (Iraq)

2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cardamom
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup chopped walnuts

Sift together the flour, baking powder, cardamom, and salt; then set aside. Mix thoroughly the butter, sugar and eggs; then gradually add the dry ingredients until a soft dough is formed. Stir in the dates and walnuts, then place heaping teaspoons of the dough an inch apart on an ungreased cookie tray. Place in a preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes or until the cookies turn golden brown. Remove and allow to cool before serving.


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