Maamoul are a buttery date filled middle eastern cookie which melt in your mouth and are delicious. Naturally sweetened with dates these have minimal added sugar.
Note: Wet your hands to prevent the paste from sticking.
BUILDING A MAAMOUL PIECE
With damp hands, flatten a ball of 20 grs of dough in the palm of one hand, turning it around as you go lifting the edges to form a little cup.
Fill in with a ball of date filling, about 12 grs.
Pinch the dough over the filling to seal and roll each into a ball.
Use small pinching tongs to make decorative patterns into the.
Bake in a preheated oven at 150°C for 12 minutes.
Remove from the oven, leave to cool completely.