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    Dessert,  Ramadan

    Basbooseh (Semolina Cake)

    Hi my lovely friends! For those who don’t know, I’m in New Jersey visiting family for a week. My brother just graduated from Pharmacy school and I wanted to be here for this big moment in his life! Plus, I really missed my family so it has been great to be all together again. On Saturday, we are throwing my brother a huge iftar dinner gathering with all our loved ones. My mom already started making the sweets since they last days perfectly wrapped at room temperature. I knew I had to share with you some of her amazing recipes while I am here, healthy or not. I ran a…

  • Dessert,  Ramadan,  Snacks

    Date Pinwheel Pie Crust Cookies

    For a month now, I have had extra pie dough leftover from baking pies for Thanksgiving. I have been thinking of making a dessert that ties my Middle Eastern roots while using this All American product. This cookie is a western twist on a classic Arabic date cookie called Maamoul which is often served around the holidays for everyone to enjoy. Honestly, leftovers have never tasted this good! Every bite you take of this cookie is filled with soft buttery goodness with a hint of cinnamon and dates that melts in your mouth. A taste that brings me back home and comforts my soul. ¬†As a newlywed, who moved several…