Stuffed Date Maamoul – Date Cookies Recipe

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Stuffed Date Maamoul – Date Cookies

Today we are sharing with you our special recipe of stuffed date maamoul the Palestinian way. Enjoy baking!

Preparation Time: 40-60 minutes approximately
Cooking Time: 40 minutes approximately
Serves: 8 -10 persons

All you need

For the dough
1/2 tsp. al alali Instant Yeast
1/4 cup al alali Icing Sugar
1/2 cup warm water
3 1/2 cups all propose flour
1 1/2 cup fennel seeds, grounded
4 tbsps. anise seeds, grounded
1/4 cup black seeds
1/2 sesame seeds, toasted
2 tbsps. al alali Full Cream Milk Powder
1 tbsp. al alali Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. al alali Vanilla Powder
1 egg
1 1/2 cups ghee

For the date filling
3 cups of date paste (minced seedless date) combined with al alali
Ground Cinnamon, anise, cardamom and 1 tbs. of olive oil to be
non-sticky

Directions

  1. In a small cup, mix al alali Instant Yeast with 1/2 tsp. of sugar and water, set aside for 5 minutes to ferment
  2. In a big mixing bowl, mix the flour, sesame seeds, anise, black
    seeds and al alali Icing sugar and al alali Full Cream Milk Powder . Add
    al alali Baking Powder, al alali Vanilla Powder and al alali Instant
    Yeast mixture, mix
  3. Add egg and ghee, rub the mixture using both hands and knead
    until all ingredients are well mixed with flour. Cover the dough, set
    aside for 20 minutes
  4. While working on filling and shaping the dough preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F)
  5. Divide the dough into walnut-sized balls. Gently roll each ball
    into a snake shape, make the ball flat with your hands (roughly 1 cm
    thickness). Fill with date paste pieces. Fold the dough and seal the
    edges very well. Bring both corners of each filled-dough piece together
    in order to make the final form of round mamoul
  6. Place in an oven tray and bake )in the middle level rack) for a
    total of 15 minutes, or until mamoul edges are golden color. (Be aware
    not to overcook them). Set aside to cool
  7. Place in a serving plate
  8. Serve and enjoy with a cup of hot tea!

Source: alalali

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