19 December 2017

Eggless Orange and Date Cookies

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Eggless orange and date cookies

Easy eggless orange date cookies with cashew nuts
Baking Time: 12 - 15 minutes
Prep Time: 70 minutes
Makes: 24 cookies
Recipe source:Pachakam

  1. Butter- 1/2 cup
  2. Brown sugar - 1/4 cup
  3. All purpose flour - 175 gms
  4. Dates,finely chopped- 1/3 cup
  5. Cashew nuts,finely chopped - 1/2 cup
  6. Vanilla extract- 1 tsp
  7. Orange zest- from one orange
  8. Milk - 2 to 3 tsp( if required)

  • Preheat oven to 180 Dec and line a baking tray with parchment paper.In a mixing bowl,beat together butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add all purpose flour,dates,cashew nuts,vanilla extract and orange zest.Mix just until combined.Gently knead ,just until the dough smooths out.( add  1 or 2 tsp milk if the dough turns out dry).Cover using a cling wrap and refrigerate for about 1 hour or freeze for about 15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 1 to 1.5  inch balls .Place them about 2 inch apart on the prepared baking sheet and flatten lightly.Bake the cookies for about 12-15 minutes or until firm on top and the edges turn golden brown.Allow it to cool slightly before transferring onto a wire rack to cool completely.Store in a an airtight container.

    • You can also use finely chopped almonds instead of cashew nuts.

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