Lebanon Traveler’s Date Cookies (Mamoul)

40 mins (prep 15, cooking 25)
13 ingredients
2 servings
Like shortbread in Scotland, these cookies, called mamoul, are found everywhere in Lebanon and Syria. They’re rich semolina cookies shaped around a date paste perfumed with orange flower water and rose water. They’re a beautiful pale yellow, easy to bite into.

Categories:  <-60-mins , lebanese , southwest-asia-(middle-east) , cookie-and-brownie , time-to-make , asian , dessert ,
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Serving Size (514.7 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 1886.58 Calories from Fat 451.08
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 50.12g 154.22%
Saturated Fat 30.68g 306.84%
Trans Fat 1.94g %
Cholesterol 127.19mg 84.8%
Sodium 307.1mg 25.59%
Total Carbohydrate 349.0g 232.67%
Dietary Fiber 13.05 g 104.41%
Sugars 201.78 g %
Protein 25.23g 100.93%
Vitamin A 1640.25IU% Vitamin C 3.91mg%
Calcium 115.89mg% Iron 9.75mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
lukewarm water, large egg, coarse, rose water