Almond and date dough cookies

5th January 2017

INGREDIENTS

200gr Flour
100gr Semolina
200gr unsalted butter
1 egg
1 pinch of salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
Filling:
300gr Medjool dates
200gr grounded almonds
3 tbs orange juice
zest of one orange

DIRECTIONS
In one bowl put the flour, semolina and butter cut in small cubes and at room temperature and add the salt. Mix all well until it forms into dough . Cover the dough ball and put in the fridge.
Meanwhile chop finely the dates in a food processor adding the orange zest and juice, add the almonds and form a paste.

Heat the oven at 200 degrees .
Divide the dough and paste into 20 balls, press the dough flat into a thin disc and fill with the paste , fold the disc around the paste.

Line a try with baking paper and spread the cookies. Bake for around 25 minutes.

BOLINHOS DE AMENDOA COM TAMARAS

INGREDIENTES
200gr Farinha
100gr Semolina
200gr manteiga sem sal
Pitada de sal
RECHEIO
300gr Tamaras
200gr Amendoa ralada
3 colheres de sopa de sumo de laranja
raspa de uma laranja

Numa tijela, por a farinha, semolina , manteiga em cubos a temperatura ambiente e sal.
Misturar bem ate fazer uma bola de massa, cobrir e por no frigorifico.
Picar as tamaras numa picadora com o sumo e a raspa da laranja, adicionar as amendoas e formar o recheio.

Dividir a massa e o recheio em 20 bolas, espalmar a massa bem e fazer pequenos circulos, por o recheio e fechar o disco a volta do recheio.

Cobrir o tabuleiro com papel anti aderente , espalhar os bolinhos e cozer durante 25 minutos.

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