2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped dates
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup clarified butter
Powdered sugar and unsweetened cocoa powder for garnish
1.In a sauté pan on medium high heat add the flour stirring constantly until golden.
2. Sift the cooked flour into a large mixing bowl the add dates, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger, mix. Add butter then knead with hands until smooth and well combined.
3. Shape the dough into small balls the size of walnuts then carefully press the balls into the wooden molds, the tap out and place on cutting board or wax paper (large work surface).
4. Sprinkle cocoa powder on half of cookies and powdered sugar on the rest.
Yields: approximately 15-20 cookies
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