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Orange Date Cookies

Ingredients
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unbleached white flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cut into pieces
  Flaked unsweetened coconut 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Orange 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Dates 9 , quartered
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Heat oven to 350°F
2) Use vegetable spray over 2 baking sheets.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, combine whole wheat flour, unbleached white flour, and baking powder and beat well.
4) Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter and work till the mix appears crumbly.
5) Add in the coconut.
6) In a bowl, mix orange juice, honey and extracts and stir into the flour mixture.
7) Add and mix in the egg.
8) Using a spoon, scoop and drop the batter onto the baking sheets.
9) Top each scoop with a piece of date.
10) Place on middle shelf and bake each batch for 10 minutes.
11) Place on wire rack to cool.

SERVING
12) Sprinkle with sugar powder and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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