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    Wednesday, June 07, 2017

    Iced Cookies - Date and Orange - Perfect Combo

    115 gms butter 
    ¼ cup sugar
    2 tablespoons condensed milk
    3/4 cup flour,
    1/4 cup cornflour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    Pinch of salt

    1/2 cup chopped dates (about 14 dates)
    1/2 cup chopped candied peel

    Makes around 24 cookies

    Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy
    Add condensed milk
    Mix Dates and Peel with sifted flour, cornflour, salt and baking powder
    Then add to the butter mix
    Blend well

    With a teaspoon make little balls
    Place on baking paper on a baking tray
    Squash down with a floured fork
    Pop into the fridge for about 30 minutes to chill the dough

    Meanwhile Heat Oven to 170C
    Cook for 8 - 10 minutes till just starting to brown
    To Ice
    1 cup Icing Sugar sifted
    2 tablespoon butter  softened
    1 tablespoon boiling water to help the butter mix in
    2 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 tsp lemon zest

    Add boiling water and lemon juice and zest
    If it is too dry, add more lemon juice

    Mix well and ice the cookies
    Got a 10/10 for these  ✅✅✅

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