Baking

Sticky date cookies

sticky date cookies
30 Item
30M

Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease two oven trays; line with baking paper.
2.Combine dates, syrup and the water in small saucepan; bring to the boil. Remove from heat, stir in soda and rind; stand 5 minutes. Process date mixture until almost smooth; cool.
3.Add flour, caster sugar, butter and egg to processor. Process until ingredients come together. Refrigerate mixture 30 minutes.
4.Roll heaped teaspoons of mixture into balls; flatten slightly. Place about 3cm apart on oven trays.
5.Bake cookies about 15 minutes. Cool on trays; toss in sifted icing sugar.

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