How to make Date & Walnut Cookies -

Crisp edges, soft-ish chewy centers, studded with sweet, sticky date and earthy walnut pieces. These cookies will keep you coming back for “just one more”.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dates (खजूर), Walnuts (अखरोट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Date & Walnut Cookies

Date & Walnut Cookies Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Date & Walnut Cookies Recipe

  • Dates chopped 1/4 cup

  • Walnuts chopped 1/4 cup

  • White butter 3/4 cup + to grease

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Refined flour 1 cup

  • Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Eggs 2

  • Milk 50 millilitres

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Chocolate chips 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180° C

Step 2

Heat butter in a non-stick pan, add sugar and stir till both the butter and sugar melt and combine well.

Step 3

Sieve flour, baking soda and baking powder into a bowl.

Step 4

Transfer the sugar-butter mixture into a large mixing bowl, break in an egg in the bowl and add a 1 tbsp flour mixture, and mix well. Break in the remaining egg and repeat the process.

Step 5

Take walnuts and dates in another bowl, add a little flour mixture and mix.

Step 6

Add the remaining flour mixture to the sugar-butter-egg mixture and mix well. Add the walnuts and dates and mix well.

Step 7

Add milk and mix. Add vanilla essence, mix well to make a smooth lump free batter. Add chocolate chips and mix.

Step 8

Grease a baking dish with butter. Pour the prepared batter in this dish, keep it in the preheated oven and bake for 30-40 minutes.

Step 9

Take it out of the oven and cut into squares. Set aside to cool down to room temperature.

Step 10

Remove the pieces from the baking dish, arrange them on a serving plate and serve.

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