Lenten Dessert Taheen Cookies

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
2 cups all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt, optional
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup margarine, soft
½ cup taheen
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup water

1-Measure flour into a bowl and stir in the salt and baking soda.

2-In a larger bowl, add margarine, taheen, and sugar, using a fork to mix together. Then add the flour mixture, blending together with a fork or your hands. Gradually add the water and continue to mix.

3-When dough is well integrated, shape into ¾ -inch balls and place them on a cookie sheet, about ¾ inch apart. Press down lightly on each one with the times of a fork.

4-Bake in preheated 375 oven for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned on top

Yield: 6 doz cookies