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Friday, January 25, 2013

Dates [Kurma] Cookies - CNY 2013

This dates [kurma] cookie does not require moulds.  A drop cookie mixture type that's fast to make and bake.

180 gm butter
130-150 gm caster sugar
a pinch of salt
1 tbsp double cream - optional
2 tsp vanilla essence
1 large egg
250 gm self raising flour 
50 gm rice flour
1/4 tsp bicarbonate soda
180 gm dates [kurma] -seeds removed and cut into thin strips or chips
  1. Sieve self raising flour, rice flour and bicarbonate of soda together.  Mix in the dates to flour mixture.
  2. Cream butter with sugar, salt and vanilla essence until light and fluffy.  Add in egg and double cream or thick milk.  Beat until creamy and light.
  3. Fold in sifted flour and dates to cream mixture.  Mix well
  4. Drop a teaspoonful of dough onto baking tray lined with parchment paper, leaving some space in between dough.
  5. Baked in preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and transfer cookies to cool on wire rack before storing in airtight container.

I am submitting this post to Chinese New Year Delights 2013
hosted by Sonia aka Nasi Lemak Lover

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caterpillar said...

wow,They all look delicious,so many new recipes to try! :D.
I have to try it so I can have cookies on demand! hahaha....

kimmy said...

Hi Caterpillar, last year I didn't bake any cookies cos' my family didn't celebrate CNY. This year, I baked more varieties cos' we more visitors will be coming.

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