Bake until cookies are lightly golden – Pic by Renana from Renana’s Kitchen
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Tu BiShvat Cookies

Tu BiShvat is the Jewish holiday that occurs on the 15th of Shvat (Hebrew month) and is celebration of the New Year of the trees. During this holiday, you eat fruits and vegetables that grow in Israel and to plant trees too. So Renana from Renana’s Kitchen has shared with us her delicious recipe for Tu BiShvat cookies. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Israeli
Author: Renana


  • 100 g melted butter 1 stick
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • .25 cup raisins
  • .25 cup dried cranberries
  • .25 cup chopped dates Medjoul dates taste great!
  • 2 tbsp cocount unsweetened and finely shredded
  • 1 pinch salt

For the Garnish

  • 2 tbsp almonds slivered


  • Heat the oven to 180°C / 360°F with the fan.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix butter, sugar and egg. Mix well so you dissolve all the sugar.
  • Add the rest of ingredients and mix to a unified batter.
  • Line a baking pan with baking paper.
  • With your hands, create small balls and place in intervals on the baking pan.
  • Garnish each cookie with a few pieces of almonds (you can even create a flower shape with them). 
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until the cookies are lightly golden.
  • Once cooled, have a cookie and happy Tu BiShvat!