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French Lace Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for French Lace Cookies, by , is from The Foods We Love to Eat, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dolores Smith
Added: Friday, December 12, 2008


1 cup finely chopped nuts
1 cup sifted flour
dash salt
1/2 cup corn syrup light or dark
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup shortening
2/3 cup brown sugar

Combine the nuts and flour, set aside
Pour corn syrup in saucepan, add butter, shortening and brown sugar
Place over direct heat and bring to boiling point.
Remove immediately from heat.
Add flour and nuts
Gradually drop rounded teaspoonful on greased baking sheet 3 inches apart to allow for spreading.
Bake at 325 for 8-10 mins, until light brown. Cook 1 min. Remove carefully with spatula. If desired, cookies may be rolled into cone shape while warm.

Note: follow directions carefully, do not leave or add anything. Do not be alarmed when dough is very loose.




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