• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 6 people
  • Difficulty Easy, Normal

Recipe Description

Try this Date and Oat Cookies recipes for your next family gathering!

This recipe is best with
Anchor Unsalted Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • 200g plain flour
  • 3/4tsp baking powder
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 75g almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 30g quick cooking oats
  • 140g butter
  • 125g castor sugar
  • 3/4tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 small egg
  • 100g good quality plain chocolate, melted


  1. Line baking trays with greased greaseproof paper. Put the oats in a food processor and blend until fairly fine. Remove and set aside.
  2. Beat butter, sugar and essence until light and creamy. Add the egg and continue to beat for 1 minute or until light and fluffy.
  3. Sift in flour, baking powder and salt to mix. Briefly stir in the oats, chopped dates and almonds with a metal spoon.
  4. Lightly form into balls Place them on prepared trays and bake in preheated oven at 170°C degrees C for 15–20 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Allow to cool for 1 minute on the trays before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.
  6. Put chocolate in a heatproof bowl. Place the bowl over a saucepan of hot water and stir until chocolate melts. Put into a piping bag and pipe fine lines over the cookies.

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