Date And Walnut Sambouseks
|Pitted chopped dates||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Finely chopped walnuts||2 Tablespoon|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Refrigerated biscuit dough||7 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can / 10 Biscuits)|
|Vegetable cooking spray||1|
|Egg||1 , lightly beaten|
|Sesame seeds||1 Tablespoon|
Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine chopped dates and orange juice in a medium saucepan; cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
Remove pan from heat, and mash dates with a fork until smooth.
Stir in chopped walnuts, vanilla, and cinnamon.
Divide the dough into 10 biscuits.
Working with 1 biscuit at a time, pat each biscuit into a 4-inch circle.
Spoon about 1 tablespoon of date mixture onto half of each circle.
Fold dough over filling, and press the edges together with a fork to seal.
Place the filled pastries about 2 inches apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Brush beaten egg over pastries, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake the pastries at 350° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from pan, and let cool on a wire rack.