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Holwah Tamar (Iraqi Date Sweets)

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A fruity, spicy-sweet treat.


These ingredients are:
vegetarian iconVegetarian vegan iconVegan corn-free iconCorn-free dairy-free iconDairy-free egg-free iconEgg-free gluten-free iconGluten-free peanut-free iconPeanut-free soy-free iconSoy-free wheat-free iconWheat-free


Place pitted dates, cardamom and orange zest in a food processor and chop to form a course paste. If you do not have a food processor, chop finely with a knife.

Take small pieces of paste and roll to make small balls, like meatballs (wet your hands to keep them from sticking). Enclose 1 or more almonds in the middle of each ball. Roll some of the balls in sesame seeds and some in coconut, or choose just one or the other.

Store in a sealed container at room temperature until ready to serve.

Recipe by Sureyya Gokeri, PCC Cooks instructor

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