Maamoul Cookie Adventures

Gorgeous Date & Walnut Maamul created by our friend Cynthia, inspired by Lynn from Lynz Real Cooking & Moi 🙂 Beautiful Cynthia!!

Cynthia M Voss

2016-02-07 15.18.52 Maamoul filled with dates and walnuts

Thanks to a post on Lana’s blog Once Upon A Spice, I was introduced to a shortbread-style Middle Eastern cookie called maamoul. This was a guest post by Lynn at Lynz Real Cooking, whose fascinating blog provides recipes and stories of her life in the Middle East raising 9 kids. The pictures were lovely and the recipe sounded delicious. Also, I was intrigued by the idea of using a wooden mold to form the cookies (after seeing someone use a similar tool on the Great British Bake Off).

I was so curious about these cookies and did a little research. There seem to be many spellings of the cookie as well as many variations of the basic recipe. (Lynn spells her recipe “mamul,” and in general I found the most common spelling to be “maamoul,” so that’s what I went with). I was…

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  1. These sound so good 🙂

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    1. Oh Lynne! You will love these! The flavors are so complete and the texture is amazing!

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    1. Thank you, Freda! They’re a cookie to love & the texture and flavors are wonderful 🙂

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  2. I love this Lana!! xxx

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    1. Isn’t this wonderful, Lynn!? I loved her interaction with the Lebanese man in the store…I could almost see them! Thanks again for the inspiration–you were the motivation behind my experience and Cynthia’s 🙂 Next up are your Oozies! Love ya ♥

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      1. I love her post it is so cool! Thanks dear Lana, love ya dear! xxx

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      2. Thanks, Lynn! She’s a sweet girl indeed!!


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