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Date Shorties

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Gourmet, Gourmand or always a mom's baby - you are guaranteed to enjoy this eggless date shorties. This recipe for date shorties has never failed me. Let me know how it turned out for you?
Ingredients
  Butter 6 Ounce
  Self raising flour 6 Ounce
  Stoned dates 8 Ounce
  Cold water 8 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Castor sugar 3 Ounce
  Semolina 6 Ounce (fine quality)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt the butter and sugar, then stir in the sieved flour and semolina.
Grease a small Swissroll tin or shallow dish and spread base evenly with half the shortbread mixture.
Put chopped dates, honey, water and lemon juice and cinnamon into a small saucepan and stir over a gentle heat until mixture is soft and smooth, then spread over the shortbread in baking tin.
Put remaining mixture on top and press down lightly.
Bake in a moderate oven - 375" F (Gas Mark 4) for 30 - 35 minutes until light brown.
Cut into small squares and leave in the tin until cool.
Makes approximately 12.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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