Cut dates into 1cm pieces. Combine
sifted flour, sugar and wheat germ, rub in butter. Add egg yolks and
enough water to make ingredients cling together. Add dates, knead
gently on lightly floured surface until dates are well combined.
Roll mixture into a log shape about 35cm
long, shape log into a long triangle. Wrap in foil, refrigerate for 1
Remove foil from log, cut into 5mm
slices, place about 2cm apart onto greased oven trays.
Bake in moderate oven for about 15
minutes or until lightly browned. Stand for 5 minutes before lifting
onto wire racks to cool.