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Date filled cookies Recipe

Date filled cookies is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Maida (all-purpose flour) - 3 cup
  • powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Butter - 1 cup
  • rose essence few drops
  • water - 3 tbsp, approx
  • For filling:
  • chopped Dates - 1 cup
  • Butter - 2 tbsp
  • How to Make Date filled cookies:

    1. Mix Maida with sugar.
    2. Add butter in small pieces and rub gently with fingers till it is evenly distributed.
    3. Add essence. Sprinkle water, little at a time and knead the dough till it holds together.
    4. Rest the dough in a cool place for half an hour.
    5. For filling:
    6. Combine butter and dates.
    7. Sprinkle with very little water and heat gently till dates are softened. Cool.
    8. Make lime size balls of dough. Fill with dates.
    9. Flatten slightly and place on a greased baking tray.
    10. Bake in a mode oven (180 degrees centigrade) for about 20 minutes, till pale brown on top.
    11. Cool and store in an air tight container.


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