I vow a love that is unconditional to the industrial version in the figs of the ” dattolus “. These cookies are my childhood (well not quite anyway !) and not old-fashioned.

I also really like dates, I find that it is a dried fruit tasty and nutritious and perfect for our lunch or snacks in the winter. Then, cookies that mix my taste of childhood and my dry fruit favorite, it was necessary that I test it !!! The result is a little more friable than the industrial version, but that is what it is good !!!

Biscuits stuffed with dates ” the dattolus “

Ingredients (for twenty)

  • 200 g of flour
  • 80 g of butter
  • 75 g icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 25 g of almond powder
  • 1/2 c. to c. of salt
  • The vanilla powder

For the stuffing with dates

  • 220 g of medjool dates
  • 1 tbsp of honey


To prepare your dough, work the butter and the icing sugar by hand so that the butter becomes ” ointment “. Then add the whole egg, and work again the mixture. Add the flour, the almond powder,the vanilla and salt at once and stir until a nice smooth paste.

Form a ball and refrigerate 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 180°.

Make the stuffing with dates, for it pitted dates and blend them with honey to obtain a homogeneous mixture, add a little water if necessary.

Roll out the dough about 5mm thick and cut out strips of about 6 cm

Make bunches of stuffing of dates about 1 cm in diameter and the length of the strips. Have then the flanges on the strips of pasta and roll. Then, cut sections every 5 cm.

Put the biscuits on a baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.

A carry over for the try !

Written by Doc

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