(Makes 1 1⁄2 - 2 dzn)
A.k.a Date Slice
Rec cred: ruhana ebrahim
Pic cred: @ruhanas_kitchen
4 tablespoon butter
1⁄4 cup sugar
10 large dates (chopped)
1⁄2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 packet Marie biscuits (roughly crushed)
1 egg (beaten)
Melted ghee (Clarified butter)
Melt butter and sugar.
Add in dates with salt and bicarb.
Mix till softened.
Add in maries, mix in.
Add in egg and mix in quickly.
Cook till all blended together.
Whilst warm, rub some ghee (Clarified butter) on hands and roll mixture into little balls.
Roll in coconut and leave to chill.
Note: the original recipe is doubled and made into a log. Have a sheet of cling wrap ready. Grease hands. Whilst mixture is hot, with hands roll into a log. Then roll in coconut. Wrap in clingwrap and leave in fridge to set. When set cut into slices and serve.