Date And Walnut Sambouseks Recipe

Summary

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Ingredients

 Pitted chopped dates1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Orange juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Finely chopped walnuts2 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Refrigerated biscuit dough7 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can / 10 Biscuits)
 Vegetable cooking spray1
 Egg1 , lightly beaten
 Sesame seeds1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1619 Calories from Fat 548

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.6%

Saturated Fat 12.2 g60.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 213.6 mg

Sodium 2199.8 mg91.7%

Total Carbohydrates 236 g78.7%

Dietary Fiber 21.9 g87.5%

Sugars 129.5 g

Protein 29 g57.3%

Vitamin A 10.5% Vitamin C 104.1%

Calcium 42.5% Iron 74.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine chopped dates and orange juice in a medium saucepan; cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
Remove pan from heat, and mash dates with a fork until smooth.
Stir in chopped walnuts, vanilla, and cinnamon.
Divide the dough into 10 biscuits.
Working with 1 biscuit at a time, pat each biscuit into a 4-inch circle.
Spoon about 1 tablespoon of date mixture onto half of each circle.
Fold dough over filling, and press the edges together with a fork to seal.
Place the filled pastries about 2 inches apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Brush beaten egg over pastries, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake the pastries at 350° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from pan, and let cool on a wire rack.
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