Lebanese Semolina Date Cookies

1/2 cup semolina

1/2 cup flour

1 tbsp agave

1/4 cup butter or oil


1/4 cup medjool dates, pitted

1 tbsp water

1 tbsp butter/oil


Combine the semolina, flour, agave and the soft butter to make a smooth dough. Leave it in the fridge while you…

Combine the dates, water and 1 tbsp oil in a saucepan over low heat. Cook for 10 minutes or until dates soften.

Preheat oven to 350F/180C. Oil a mini muffin tray (or similar mould) and spoon the mix into each muffin hole till halfway full. Press firmly into the mould. Use your thumb to create a little depression to spoon the date mixture into. Cover with more semolina mixture.

Then bake in oven for 10 minutes or until golden.[shopeat_button]