The following recipes, courtesy of chef Benny Peri and Osem, incorporate the holiday staple sweet symbols, such as honey, apples, pomegranate and dates, in easy yet very impressive desserts to enjoy throughout the upcoming holiday season.
DATE AND NUT ROLL
✔ 500 gr. pitted dates, mashed (or date paste) ✔ 100 gr. butter (for parve/vegan version, substitute coconut oil) ✔ 100 gr. Osem petit beurre caramel cookies, coarsely crushed ✔ 100 gr. Osem petit beurre bitter chocolate biscuits, coarsely crushed ✔ 1 cup walnuts, crushed (about 100 gr.) ✔ 1 cup coconut flakes, for coating Melt butter in the microwave (about 1 minute).