Date-Filled Semolina Cookies (Makroud)

Date-Filled Semolina Cookies (Makroud)

Date-Filled Semolina Cookies
These crunchy fried sweets stand up to soaking in a fragrant honey syrup, adding moisture and lightening the dense pastry. Get the recipe for Date-Filled Semolina Cookies (Makroud) »Matt Taylor-Gross

These crunchy fried sweets, made with a buttery semolina dough surrounding a sweet date-and-orange filling, stand up to soaking in a fragrant honey syrup, which adds moisture and lightens the dense pastry. One of DANIEL pastry chef Ghaya Oliveira's favorite childhood memories is seeing towering pyramids of the pastries stacked in the display windows of pastry shops in Tunis.