Dates & Nuts Roll

Dates & Nuts Roll
An easy, simple and delicious sweet recipe for these rolls of dates and nuts, flavored with orange and cloves and sprinkled with grated pistachios. It is a healthy and tasty sweet, fat-free and sugar-free, but the dates give all the sweetness to these rolls, since they are already a sweet temptation.
Sweet rolls with dill and nuts have their origins in India where they are made and eaten a lot.
work: 30′ time: 2h:30′ easy:

Dates & Nuts Roll Dates & Nuts Roll

Ingredients (~24 rolls)

  • 350g (12.3oz) dates
  • 50g (1.8oz) almonds roasted
  • 50g (1.8oz) cranberries or raisins
  • 50g (1.8oz) peanuts, αλατισμένα
  • 50g (1.8oz) hazelnuts roasted
  • 50g (1.8oz) walnuts roasted
  • 50g (1.8oz) pistachios
  • 1 tsp cloves grated
  • 1 orange, zest and a little juice
  • 1 tsp Mandarin Extract
  • 1 shot Mandarin Liquer
  • a little grated pistachio or white poppy seed for sprinkling
Open the dates alongside and remove the inner pit. Collect them in small bowls, sprinkle them with Mandarin Extract, Mandarin Liqueur and orange zest. Mix well and leave them for a while to soften so that you can mash them.
In the meantime, roast the nuts that are for roasting and leave them to cool.
In bowl of food processor or strong blender add the dates to pulp and if necessary add a little orange juice to facilitate pulping. Cut with a knife into smaller pieces the nuts that are hard and big. Empty the pulped dates in medium sized bowls and add the dried nuts on top and sprinkle with the cloves. Stir with spoon very well to mix the ingredients together.
Share the mass of nuts in two and pour it onto two sheets of aluminum foil to make two rolls.
Roll with the help of the aluminum foil, giving the mixture cylinder-shaped. The mixture is very sticky. Roll it with the aluminum foil and close it on both edges to the right and left as a candy.
Do the same with the other roll. Place them in a tray and refrigerator for 2 hours or more so they can be cut into thick washers 2cm.
When it is to be cut into washers, remove the foil, sprinkle, with grated pistachios or white poppy seed, a surface and roll there each roller.
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Author Zambia G. Sifaki

Dates & Nuts Roll Dates & Nuts Roll