My mom, God mercy her soul.. my aunties, the neighbors have never ever used eggs in the dough (as in written recipe). Hi Maureen That just browned the top. Hi, was wondering if the butter can be replaced with oil or shortening? I agree the oven temperature is too low, and time too short. How does this food fit into your daily goals? Inside, place a heaping teaspoon of walnut filling. Thank you!! 36 % 20g Carbs. If you need to keep slamming to work out any stress in your life, have at it. Turn the mold over and slam it against the work surface until the cookie falls out. They are available in Middle Eastern groceries and specialty kitchen stores. I am sure this Ma’moul is another story. I just finished making two dozen date ones for an iftar function and they were a hit. Thank you very very much for your words. Published in 2014 by Kyle Books. Id love to try and make these mamoul. Ma’moul cookies are made in three classic shapes; the dome here is typically filled with a walnut-orange blossom mixture. I made the cookies ….with dates (using cookbook recipe) just last week. Log Food. I’ve been whacking away myself, wondering why I didn’t ma’moul my troubles away long ago. Thanks for sharing your recipe, I’m looking forward to making these and hope that I don’t eat them all myself! I’ve got lots of those. Thanks to you, I now know the wooden tool I found in my recently-passed Gram’s kitchen (that I was sure was a strange looking juicer) is actually the mold for my favorite cookies! Repeat with remaining dough and filling, arranging cookies about 1-inch apart on sheets. I tried your recipe twice and family loved it – my it is very similar to my mother’s 13 / 67g left. Would these cookies freeze well if I needed to make several batches? She and her sisters would get together every Christmas to make them to hand out to friends and family. The ingredients and preparation may be elementary, but shaping maamoul cookies … Check them by lifting one with a flat metal spatula after 15 minutes, and then again every minute or so for about 20 minutes, depending on the size of your cookies. Make the dough: In a large bowl, combine the semolina, farina and flour. Looking at other recipes shared on this page.. And kick-boxed…. Prepare two baking sheets with parchment paper. Serving Size : 25 g. 115 Cal. Form a small cup of dough using your thumb to make a hole and pinching the sides thin. Bake Maamouls. Be sure to bring the butter to cool room temperature for this recipe. Tazah Maamoul Date Cookies 16 Pieces Individually Wrapped 3.7 out of 5 stars 16. I love your recipes. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, rotating pans halfway through, or until maamouls are slightly golden. Daily Goals. Olives, Lemons & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. I will try this week the Fatayer Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. What a great recipe you have from your mother, and I love how everyone baked together! Thank you Maureen Nice stuff although I am familiar with the most as I am Lebanese living in an Arab country and of course visiting Lebanon few times a year. In a large bowl, combine semolina, flour, sugar and coconut oil. This recipe is very much like the one she made and filled with ground dates with a little butter and shaped them like little footballs. A lot. Having said that, I’ve never seen any of the ladies I know preparing Ma’moul this way. ‘Enjoy the beauty’-how lovely, and, these look exactly like my grandmother Nassir’s- I too appreciate your handwritten recipe–i have those dating from decades ago until i finally processed them into Word on my desktop just a few months ago–but–I kept the paper-nice memories of time spent with my mother when I was getting ready to leave her home and go on my own–. 11 % 6g Protein. Keep the maamoul cool, then using a strainer sprinkle the icing sugar above the maamoul with walnuts and pistachio fillings. I would love to try the Scandanavian molded cookies.Your grandmother was smart to bring the recipes!! Easy to make, the dough comes together in less than 15 minutes. Making mamool by hand is in my DNA, so I forego the molds that are now available to make the process go faster. Sorry for the links, will keep you posted! Purchase flower waters here and exceptional ma’moul molds here. Line two heavy baking sheets with parchment or Silpats. Aunt Hilda, like her siblings, did not escape the tumult either. Description. She stuffed hers with chopped dates. Mix semolina flour, all-purpose flour, mahlab, and salt together in a large bowl. Since I have not made the cookies before, I had nothing to compare with. Make the filling: In a large bowl, combine the nuts with the butter, rose water, orange blossom water, sugar, cinnamon and cloves; stir to thoroughly coat the nuts. You could at least give us those old family recipes. Hope to have them soon at Maureen Abood Market! Finally, fold the maamoul using special papers or keep them in a closed container and consummed when desired. You can rate this recipe by giving it a score of one, two, three, or four forks, which will be averaged out with other cooks' ratings. Spoon 1 1/2 tablespoons of the nut mixture into the indentation, then bring the edges of the dough up around the filling. I had some difficulties with the consistency of the dough Those sound beautiful Elizabeth, thank you for sharing! And I loved to brag about it. Bake until the cookies are pale blond, 12 to 15 minutes. $11.88. Work clarified butter … My family came from Syria. Walnut Maamoul, Walnut Filled Cookies, Semolina Walnut Cookies, Eid Cookies, Ramadan Sweets, Ramadan Cookies MahasBakehouse. Add the milk, and then … Be the first to rate and review this recipe. Thank you, as always, for your kind kind words! Preheat the oven to 370°F. Great recipe! Both placed the flattened dough over the mold before stuffing with the nut mixture. Stretch the dough a little to get the dough over the nuts to seal. Calorie Goal 1,885 cal. Close it then press it inside the wooden maamoul mold. My Lebanese grandmother did the same thing. A treasure. Your email address will not be published. Thank you so much for sharing all these delights.. the Lebanese cuisine is just full of deliciousness. Thanks Nancy…I’ll keep you posted on this! Most of the time my inner kick-boxer is tame, but I know that she comes straight out of the Abood genetic cocktail. Thanks so much, Maureen! Stay tuned! It kept sticking to the mold Pinch the edges all around to seal in the filling. Hi Alisha–interesting question. Walnut Maamoul $3 a semolina butter-cookie filled with crushed walnuts, baked to a golden perfection and showered with powdered sugar ma'moul molds at my online shop here. They are so delicious! (8 of each) ... -Walnut Maamoul -Date Maamoul … Your input will be greatly appreciated. I add the flour slowly so that I can be sure I don’t take the dough too far and make it dry. Additional information. Place each cookie on an ungreased cookie sheet. Those aren’t exactly rookie pastries to master, and the ma’moul in particular takes some doing. Using a light touch, press the dough into the mold—it doesn’t take much for the dough to assume the form of the mold. Maamoul Cookies Maamoul cookies are a special middle eastern treat eaten during the holidays. MO!!!!!!! Love the recipes! If the dough becomes too stiff to work with, gradually sprinkle in water to bring it to a workable consistency. I have purchased some new molds for the Ma ‘moul, but none are better than the one my mom used, the same one you show in the pictures! Bake one pan of cookies at a time, until they are still mostly white but golden on the bottom. Great feedback Linda, and this really is more of a shortbread cookie flavor than some ma’mouls (there is a classic semolina flour version as well). Place the cookie on a prepared baking sheet and repeat with the remaining dough. Place about a teaspoon of the walnut filling in the center of the dough, then fold it over like a crescent and seal the edges. If dough begins to stick to mold, dust with all-purpose flour. I’ve been roaming around here since yesterday. Might be a locale thing. Love orange blossom water and will likely increase it for next batch. I guess I need to try to know. Flour the palm of your hand to prevent the dough from sticking, and flatten the dough in your palm to make a small (about 2-inch) round. Get your hands into the dough and knead it for a minute or two. Maamoul Cakes, Stuffed Shortbread Cookies w/ Walnuts - Hallab 1881, Sugar Cookies Mediterranean Sweets (Gift Box 20 Oz, 1.2 lbs) (Perfect Gift idea) by Hallab 1881 3.8 out of 5 stars 54 ratings I so enjoy your blog. What’d you do today? Coat the interior of a wooden ma’amoul mold with flour, knocking out the excess. Do the molds need to be seasoned at all before using them? To avoid them getting stuck in the mold, I press the flattened dough onto a pastry board covered with sugar. Weight. 3. Maamoul Maamoul - walnut filled cookies. Gently nestle the stuffed dough, seam-side up (facing you), into the mold cavity. J. Jamila, thank you so much. Seems I had plenty of pent-up punches to get out of me, and better the open air take the hits. i, too, love the stained handwritten recipes. Powered by the Parse.ly Publisher Platform (P3). The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. I add cinnamon to my walnut mixture. Add 3 tablespoons warm water to the yeast mixture and let sit until it begins to foam, about 1 minute. Roll it into a ball and hollow out the center. Ma’moul cookies are a beloved Lebanese tradition: fragrant butter cookies filled with walnuts, formed in a special mold. If making pistachio or walnut maamoul. Yikes I hit Send by accident and I wanted to ask: If the small round mold is traditionally has a walnut filling, what are the traditional fillings for the oval shape and the larger, flat circle shape? I have never had these. Hi Maureen, Only need 1-2 wacks on the board & sugar doesn’t clog the design the way flour does. The nuts can also be finely chopped by hand. Ingredients below are as given in the orignal recipe, I used roughly half of everything. Thank you Michelle! I love that my mom passed on this tradition. Technique: How to cook potatoes perfectly for salad, Lebanese Spinach Pies, or fatayar, or whatever, Rose Water & Orange Blossoms Blog – Fresh and Classic Lebanese Recipes, Diane Nassir (My maternal grandmother was an Abowd), “A terrific and important book!” — Anthony Bourdain. I would be curious if anyone else had these cookies with dates instead of nuts. This is a hand-carved wooden mold that is perfect for making maamoul, a traditional Middle Eastern pastry stuffed with dates, pistachios or walnuts. Yum. Make sure to space them one to two inches apart. I just got my mold and the recipe. The mahleb is very good in this! However, the maamoul recipe is not the easiest. I just bought 2 molds, one for walnuts the other for dates and I’ll be trying my hand for the first time at both this year. Mix well using your hands until the … Would you also share the version with whiskey and orange? My sense is that Hilda didn’t mind a bit the quantity, both for the beautifully wrapped trays she used to give along with her baklawi every Christmas, and, now I know, for all of the whacking she could get out of every big batch she made. Happy New Year to all! Place the semolina flour into a medium bowl, and cut in shortening using a pastry blender or a fork. Thanks. 115 / 2,000 cal left. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. The dough also freezes well and makes it so nice to be able to make a few dozen at a time. Reprinted with permission from Olives, Lemons & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking by Rawia Bishara. It’s possible to roll 2 or 3 at a time. Can’t wait to try them. Hi! Liked the taste and texture of the cookie, but did taste more like a ‘shortbread’ to me. Let the maamoul cool … Transfer the dough to a clean work surface and knead until it is pillow soft and workable. Many thanks. I enjoyed reading about your maa’moul recipe. I suspect shortening would work better than liquid oil, as often shortening is called for in butter cookies (or it used to be, according to my Betty Crocker cookbook!). I’m surprised that the finer points of stuffing the heaven-soft ma’moul butter dough, shaping the cookies and then molding them in their special wooden forms held interest for Hilda, for not being a baker. Everyone was surprised that this old lady from Texas could make these. If you like, you can also share your specific comments, positive or negative - as well as any tips or substitutions - in the written review space. Store them in an airtight container, where they will stay nice for at least one week. Hi Maureen. My mother always dipped the cookies in a simple syrup, while warm. Tammy, how neat. These traditional Lebanese maamoul cookies are filled with a sweet pistachio filling and the perfect treat during Eid El-Fitr at the end of Ramadan. Thanks so much! Absolutely Jessica, in an airtight container, well wrapped for the freezer, these will freeze beautifully. clarified butter, cool room temperature, plus a few tablespoons all-purpose, unbleached four. Place the filled and shaped cookies onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, 1 inch apart. Flip the mold over and hit the edge with a hard surface to get the maamoul piece out. I will try the ma’moul with sugar! It’s slightly smaller than a regular scoop which is 1/8 cup. Before serving, dust liberally with confectioners' sugar. You’ve become my go-to for recipes! Al Bohsali Maamoul Mix 24 pc. They still looked a little ‘anemic’, so tried a couple of minutes under the broiler. Thanks Deena–keep an eye out for it, I’d love to share it down the line here! Add the vanilla, orange blossom water, and 3 tablespoons of the sugar and beat for another couple of minutes. Sift in the flour and gently incorporate it into the butter with a wooden spoon. I measure the fillng with a plastic coffee scoop that came with a coffee pot. Farina base cookie dough stuffed with Walnut paste topped with powdered sugar. Maybe when I dust them with icing sugar that will work. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Do not let the cookies over bake or turn too brown. I would really like to try these cookies. Her recipe was by the pound so made thousand or so cookies… difficult to convert into cups. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Teresa, thanks–I’m working on offering a great mold at Maureen Abood Market. Thank you for this recipe. 71 / 2,300g left. Whether you are buying some for the family or for a gift, everyone is sure to delight in these delicious filled pastries. Clarify the butter using this method, or melt the butter over low heat, let it rest in the pot until the solids fall to the bottom, then strain through a fine strainer. Ma'amoul (Middle Eastern Easter cookies) طريقة تحضير المعمول الناجح بالخطوات والتفاصيل الدقيقة - Duration: 26:14. Sift in the flour and gently incorporate it into the butter with a wooden spoon. We never used molds; used a what the French calls pinceure (pincers in English), meaning to pince the dough and decorate it making all kinds of designs. If you opt to use pistachios, soak them for 30 minutes, then drain them to help maintain their gorgeous green color. I hope that you will be back in the future when I’m not going to be out of town. https://ediblemichiana.ediblecommunities.com/recipes/maamoul-cookies Pinch off about a tablespoon, walnut-sized piece of the chilled dough (larger or smaller depending on the size of your mold. $10.98. I actually baked them again the 2nd day. Sprinkle the mastic and mahlab over the dry ingredients. Pecan also sounds delicious…thank you! Aunt Hilda always said she wasn’t a baker, yet she got after baklawa and ma’moul—beautifully molded, meltaway butter cookies stuffed with nuts or dates—like nobody’s business (not to mention her strawberry-whipped cream cake, one I’d kickbox my way to dip a fork into once again). Fill it with 1 tablespoon of the walnut mixture. I have not tried the ma’moul with those substitutes. But then perhaps the most crucial aspect of making ma’moul—releasing the cookies from the molds—was a real attraction: Dust the mold with flour, fill it with a nut-stuffed ball of dough to make the impression, then slam the mold face down against the (sturdy) table two or three times, until the cookie comes out. i only wish i had some of my great gramma severina’s wooden ones she only brought her recipes & her baking gadgets & a small bag of clothes when she & my great grampa came through ellis island from etne, norway and as always i LOVE your words, your passion, & your photos <3 tammy. These cookies … They may be in the shape of balls, domed or flattened cookies. These molded filled cookies are deliciously sweet and make for a wonderful dessert or snack to enjoy with your family. I will only use “mahlab” instead of vanilla. I’m so excited about making ma’moul mold cookies. The substitution of whiskey and juice of a real orange seems like a perfect combination for a holiday treat. Everyone goes wild for these cookies. After baking, would pour simple syrup over. Text © 2014 by Rawia Bishara; photography © 2014 Peter Cassidy. Great tip! Flatten the exposed dough and wipe away any access with your fingers, making sure that the edge of the molded shape is clear of dough, for a defined cookie edge. It’s a high blood pressure sort of a thing (but mine is low, at least for now; hurray for Mom’s genes), a high-intensity, stress-inclined personality that has its benefits and drawbacks. Wanted to do a trial run before Easter. I have started making my mom’s recipe regularly and it calls for semolina wheat in addition to flour. You might also clean the mold, then brush it with oil before shaping the cookies. Date cookies were crescent shaped. Really nice recipe, thank you! Dough: 150g ground walnuts, 600g flour, 300g butter, 1-2 eggs, 200g granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and add the yeast and sugar to the well. The shape of the maamoul signifies the stuffing, this round mold is for making walnut stuffed maamoul. Learn how your comment data is processed. my mother’s side of our family hails from scandinavia & i have sooooo many cookie recipies using the molds! You can see where the cookie name came from. Make the filling by processing the nuts until they are nearly-finely ground. They can either be decorated by hand or be made in special wooden molds. Don’t take them too far or they will become paste. Put the mammoul cookies on a tray and bake it in an already heated oven on 180° for 1/4 hour until goldiah color. i LOVE these cookies! Fat 54g. Either use the maamoul mold described above or take a piece of the dough about the size of a walnut. These look more than wonderful. Dessert Bastilla (serves 2) 10 baked layers of thin pastry stuffed with almonds, raisins and sweet rice, sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Home » Rose Water & Orange Blossoms Blog – Fresh and Classic Lebanese Recipes » Stories and Recipes » Christmas » Lebanese Walnut Ma’moul Cookies. Pour in the milk and, with a fork, gradually mix the wet and dry ingredients together until a dough forms. The oval is traditionally pistachio, and the flat circle, dates! My great aunt used the flat backside of the mold to flattened the dough ball but my grandmother rolled hers out. You can add milk very sparingly to get the dough back to a softer consistency if needed. These shortbread pastries are stuffed with your choice of filling; pistachio, walnut or date, and dusted with powdered sugar. The mold should be well-floured for each cookie so they release, and once you make even one cookie the flour will stick nicely. 5 out of 5 stars (157) 157 reviews $ 13.99. Add the milk, and then add more flour by the tablespoon until, as Sitto says, “the dough is ready to shape.” That means you should be able to make a ball that will flatten in your floured palm without melting into your hand or without cracking. We could choose between the orange juice and the shot of whiskey.. Don’t forget to leave the powder sugar off the Ma’moul you stuff with dates! In a small bowl, combine the nuts with 3 tablespoons of sugar and 1 teaspoon orange blossom water, using your fingers to evenly distribute everything. 3 pounds pistachio or walnuts, shelled and coarsely chopped. Hello Maureen, Bake the cookies for 25 minutes, rotating the baking sheet once during cooking. Instead of the molds, they would shape the dough in a long rectangle, fill with the nuts, cut on a diagonal, use a special tool for the design, then bake. I love the beat-up recipe written out on paper. Hala, thanks so much—there are many traditional recipes for the semolina; my family and some of my old-school cookbooks use flour, which I hope you enjoy trying! Happy Holidays to you. Knock the edge of the mold until maamoul drops onto baking sheet. Maamoul, Date Filled Cookies (Halwani Bros) 480g (16.9oz) 3.5 out of 5 stars 111. Hi Maureen, 5. Repeat this process with the remaining dough and cookies, moving the cookies to the sheet pans. A few tries will tell you how much to use). Making these cookies consists of three steps: baking the shells, making the cream, and joining them together. https://www.etsy.com/listing/696236728/walnut-maamoul-walnut-filled-cookies Wooden molds work best as the dough tends to stick. It brings back so many wonderful childhood memories for me. Flip the cookie over into the other hand, seam-side down, and gently press until the seam side is flattened. Enjoy the beauty. Place the Maamoul cookies, smooth side up (for hand shaped cookies) or the patterned side up (for cookies made using mold), on a large baking sheet. Chill the dough for 30 minutes. I press some dough in and take it out to get new molds oily at the start. If it’s too soft, add flour again very sparingly as these changes can affect the flavor and texture of the cookies. That can certainly happen with the dough. Lebanese cuisine, a very rich and varied cuisine, has the distinction of often featuring recipes that are simple to make yet full of flavor. Your email address will not be published. Maamoul is an ancient Arab dessert filled pastry or cookie made with dates, pistachios or nuts such as walnuts (occasionally almonds). Remove the cookies when they are lightly golden brown. Set aside. 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