Biskut Makmur

FIlled with dates or peanut, this crumbly and oval-shaped biscuit has a Middle Eastern origin. A variation without the filling is biskut arab, sometimes also called biskut suji. Other name: Ma’amoul Cookies (Arabic).

This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.

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Servings
80pieces
Servings
80pieces
Print Recipe
Servings
80pieces
Servings
80pieces
Ingredients
Filling
Dough
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Instructions
To prepare filling:
  1. In an electric blender, blend peanuts and sugar finely. Put mixture into a bowl and stir in butter to form a paste. Shape filling into small balls of about 4g each.
To prepare dough:
  1. Pan-fry the flour in a dry wok until just warm. In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, salt, ghee and egg. Sift in warm flour and mix until a dough forms.
To shape and bake:
  1. Form 8g balls of dough and fill each with peanut filling. Pinch using pincers to create patterns (optional) and place into paper cups. Bake in pre-heated oven at 180°C for 20 minutes. Remove and cool cookies before storing.

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