Dates, figs & apricots cookies

Dates, figs & apricots cookies

Prep. 15 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Serving 12

INGREDIENTS Measurements

  The filling

1 cup dry fig
1 cup dry apricots
1 cup dry dates
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar

  For the dough

1/2 cup soft butter
1/2 cup cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/3 cups flour
1 tablespoon anise
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg (beaten for brushing)


  The filling

  • - In saucepans separately put figs, apricots and dates over a medium heat , divide both the water and sugar amounts over each one, cook for 5 minutes.
  • - Remove from heat, and puree each in a blender to have a paste consistency.

  The dough

  • - Preheat oven to 180 °C.
  • - Combine butter, cheese and sugar in an electric beater; beat on a medium speed until creamy.
  • - Mix flour with anise, baking powder, baking soda vanilla and salt, gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, beat until well-combined and homogenous dough is obtained.
  • - Cover the dough and chill for 30 minutes.
  • - On a floured surface, roll out the dough with a rolling pin, and divide it into 3 thin rectangles.
  • - Put the desired stuffing on the rectangle dough, roll it to form a cylinder, brush the surface with egg wash, cut into slices and place them on a baking sheet.
  • - Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • - Allow to cool, then arrange on a serving plate.


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