Albanian Date Cookies


    baking powder| powder
  • 1 tbsp. baking soda
  • 2 tbsp. Granulated sugar|Sugar
  • 6 c. flour
  • 1 box dates, pitted, or raisins
  • walnuts, ground
  • SYRUP:
  • 2 c. Granulated sugar|Sugar
  • 4 c. water
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice


  1. Boil until syrup forms.
  2. Combine oil, orange juice, vanilla.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and add slowly to liquid, mixing thoroughly.
  4. Dough should be soft and moist.
  5. If necessary add more flour.
  6. Form dough into balls.
  7. Press date or raisins into the middle and roll.
  8. Place on cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  10. Dip cool cookies into warm syrup.
  11. Press top of cookie into nut meal|ground nuts, and let dry.
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