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    Pastry-like in texture and appearance, these cookies pair the intense sweetness of dates with the delicate flavor of almonds. The filling is enhanced by fresh orange zest and juice, as well as orange-flower water.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • Pinch of salt
    • 1 orange (to yield 1 tablespoon zest and 2 tablespoons juice)
    • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), in small pieces
    • 2 teaspoons orange-flower water (optional)
    • 3 tablespoons ice water
    • 3/4 cup dates, preferably Medjool, pitted
    • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, plus more for garnish
    • 1/2 teaspoon milk
    • 2 tablespoons honey

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1814 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 109 g 167.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 59 g 293.4%
    • Trans Fat: 4 g %
    • Cholesterol: 244 mg 81.47%
    • Sodium: 20 mg 0.85%
    • Calcium: 146 mg 14.61%
    • Potassium: 433 mg 12.38%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 46.61%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 197 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 34.48%
    • Sugar: 70 g
    • Protein: 24 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 57.37%
    • Vitamin C 13.6%
    • Vitamin D 0.33%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat21
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch8
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total10 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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