Oct 6, 2008

Dates Biscuit

Everyone knows the benefit of eating dates..The very low calorie count and the huge amount of healthy substances in dates make them the best nutrition for a diet plan menu.It provides the daily necessity of iron..These dates biscuits are crunchy and sweetened with dates..I got this recipe from DK's blog and am glad I made it..The recipe is simple and makes a perfect and healthy snack in just under 30 minutes..

Ingredients
All Purpose Flour - 2 cups
Baking powder - 1 teaspoon
Salt - 1 pinch
Butter - 4 tablespoons
Sugar - 1/4 cup
Chopped dates - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup
Melted butter for glazing

Directions
Preheat the oven to 450 degree F
Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder.Rub in the butter until it resembles bread crumbs.
Stir in the sugar and chopped dates and mix well..
Add the milk to the flour mixture and mix well to form a dough.
On a lightly floured surface knead to form a dough.
With  a rolling pin knead the dough to about 3/4 th inch thickness.

Cut into circles or to the required shape.Gather all the remaining dough.Roll out again and cut into circles/required shape.Do this with all the dough.
Transfer them to a baking sheet with about 1/2 inch gap between each..
Glaze with melted butter and bake for about 10 minutes until the biscuits have risen and turned golden brown.
Cool in a wire rack..

Store in airtight containers..

Sending this to Tried and Tasted hosted by Priya and started by Lakshmi

46 comments:

  1. Interesting, I like it has lesser sugar and butter compared to other cookies. Will make it when I have company...

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  2. Looks mouthwatering......I am drooling now.

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  3. those biscuits look just sooooooo cute...i loved their cute size.....

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  4. Like Anu said I like the amount of butter in this recipe...Biscuits look so crispy and cute Divya..

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  5. Must be yummy to bite into little date bits ... :)

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  6. it looks too good. butter is the only scary factor that keeps me away from making these cookies :( since i am trying to lose some weight :)

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  7. melted butter glaze makes such a difference rite???Cookies look incredible.

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  8. lovely recipe Divya,Love the dates in it and great that it has only few tablespoon of butter.

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  9. wow..these dates biscuits look great!!

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  10. Hey looks delicious and mouth watering.. I love dates so this must have come out really well

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  11. Interesting combo sounds pretty healthy too :)

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  12. Very interesting Divya..you rock with such dishes!

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  13. OMG...I hate dates,but by the look of your cookies i should try some..Awesome DV

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  14. i love dates...any form....the biscuits look good....i need to get out of my baking lethargy!!

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  15. divya it looks mouthwatering,i try this one today.thx for sharing

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  16. looks very nice .. have never had it .. good one divya

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  17. Hey even I made the same from DK's. Its really mouthwatering. Urs have come out well. Am yet to post them.

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  18. Delish....send few to Singapore please... :)

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  19. amazing healthy snack.. there was a dates biscuit that i used to buy from the market, and never liked. I am sure this is tasty and crunchy too:-)

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  20. Those biscuits looks yummy. thanx for sharing this

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  21. Yummy biscuit Div..the lesser amount of sugar and butter in it makes it more tempting.Had tried out your cumin cookies,shall post it soon,next on my list is this one,shall def try it out!!!

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  22. i had never thought of making date biscuits...thats interesting. the biscuits look perfectly baked

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  23. WOW date , biscuits, hummm looks great. Looks mouth-drooling and very nice recipe!!!Thanxxx for sharing!!!

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  24. had heard of dates cake, but never of cookies/biscuits! very nice... and they all look of the perfect shape and color

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  25. Wonderful healthy cookies!

    Rosie x

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  26. these look like nankhatai's, yours have come out perfect. I used to love the tooty-frooty (spelling ??) bakery biscuits, and the dates in yours remind me of them.

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  27. Dates cookies are inviting, they have come out perfectly.

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  28. Looks delicious...seems like it has far less calories than a regular cookie..good one :-)

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  29. I have left something for you in my blog, check out.

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  30. good biscuits. It has come out so well.

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  31. Sure, they are melt in the mouth ones..Healthy too :)..love the addition of dates in biscuits :)

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  32. wow :). I bookmarked it. will make soon. Nice Divya.

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  33. I can imagine how could it would have tasted. This is such a cool idea, we can also use other dried fruits and make an assortment of cookies.

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  34. Loved your biscuits. Will definitely try this.

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  35. Gud one dear...looks yum and easy to make...

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  36. Now this is AWESOME.. that too w/o eggs! You rock Divya. You are so active in participating in all the events.. You have a lot of enthusiasm and energy. Keep going.

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  37. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Sarah

    http://www.thetreadmillguide.com

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  38. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Sarah

    http://www.thetreadmillguide.com

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  39. Hi,

    I just finish making your dates cookies. My husband is loving it. This is a keeper recipe.
    Thank you.

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