Recipe

Sticky date cookies

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Makes 30 Item
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Ingredients

Sticky date cookies
  • 1 cup (140g) coarsely chopped seeded dates
  • 2 tablespoon golden syrup
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1 3/4 cup (255g) plain flour
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 100 gram butter, chopped coarsely
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup (40g) icing sugar

Method

Sticky date cookies
  • 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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