A Delicious Pastry
Halwani Maamoul are small shortbread pastries filled with dates. They may be in the shape of balls or cookies. Maamoul are often decorated by hand or using particular wooden mould utensils. Maamoul with date fillings are extremely popular in many Middle Eastern countries such as Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
A Key Ingredient
The most popular version of maamoul are the ones with dates. Fresh and dry dates offer a natural sweetness to the pastry, making it better to eat than traditional pastries.