Under Cover Cookies
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Under Cover Cookies

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Serves 1 - 12 Cookies

Delicate little cookie parcels with dates in the centre, mmmm.

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  • 2 cups flour,
  • 1/2 cup butter softened,
  • 1/2 cup shredded mixed Parmesan and Cheddar cheese,
  • 2 egg yolks,
  • 3 spoons poppy seed,
  • 4 spoons buttermilk,
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt,
  • 20 dates cut in half;


    1. In a mixing bowl combine all the ingredients, (minus dates) until well incorporated.
    2. Refrigerate dough for one hour to rest.
    3. Preheat oven to 375F. Roll dough 1/4 in. thick and cut into 1 1/2 inches rounds .
    4. Place half date on top of each cookie and seal.
    5. Place cookies onto ungreased baking sheet and bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
    6. Dust with powder sugar.

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