• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy
This recipe is best with
Anchor Salted Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • 135g butter
  • 100g castor sugar
  • Sifted
  • 170g plain flour
  • 30g rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 dates, stoned and chopped
  • 50g hazelnuts, chopped


  1. Lightly grease two trays. Preheat oven to 160°C.
  2. Beat butter, sugar and essence until just combined. Sift in flours and mix. Add dates and hazelnuts.
  3. Remove the combined dough out onto a lightly floured tabletop. Bring the dough together into a big round ball.
  4. Roll out into a rectangular piece (21x16cm) then transfer onto the prepared tray.
  5. Use a sharp knife and mark the dough into strips of 3cm by 6cm. Prick the pieces evenly all over with a fork and sprinkle lightly with coarse sugar.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Remove tray from oven and cut according to the markings into individual pieces. Leave to cool before storing in airtight containers.

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