Preheat the oven to 400ª. Adjust rack to middle.
Cream together the butter, sugar, egg yolks and orange flower water (if using an electric mixer beat at speed #2).
Beat in the flour.
Fold in dates and nuts by hand.
:- Be sure ingredients are thoroughly blended.
Roll 1 tsp of cookie mixture at a time between the palms of your hands and shape into crescents.
Place on a greased baking sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crescents are lightly browned at the edges.
When cool, dust with confectioners` sugar.
:- Makes upto 50 cookies.
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