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    Florentines (Sandwich Cookies)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    45 mins

    10 mins

    Barb Gertz's Note:

    These are a very easy to make, great christmas cookie. Chocolate is sandwiched between the florentines,Yummy. The recipe is courtsey from Glada De Laurentis and the food network.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    sandwic ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Position the rack in the center of oven and preheat to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Line a heavy large baking sheet with parchment paper or use a silpat(silicone baking mat).
    3. 3
      Stir the chopped almonds, flour and zest in a medium bowl.
    4. 4
      Stir the sugar, butter, cream, and honey in a heavy medium saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves; Bring mixture to a boil.
    5. 5
      Remove the pan from heat; Stir in almond mixture; COOL the batter for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    6. 6
      Bake the cookies until they are LACY and golden brown, about 10 minutes.
    7. 7
      Gently slide the parchment paper onto a rack to cool compelety; transfer the cookies to paper towels.
    8. 8
      Repeat with remaining batter, lining with clean parachment paper or baking mat.
    9. 9
      Note: the cookies can be made up to this point 2 months ahead, cool compelety, then store airtight in freezer, defrost before continuing.
    10. 10
      Stir the chocolate in a bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water until chocolate melts or melt carefully in microwave.
    11. 11
      Spread the melted chocolate over the bottom of 1 cookie, top with a second cookie, bottom side down, pressing lightly to adhere; repeat with remaining cookies and chocolate, enjoy.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 16, 2010

      25

      Made these last night and did not have good luck. Recipe is missing cook time and suggestions for spacing of cookies on sheet prior to baking. All I ended up with was a huge mass of crisy goodness. Delicious, but un-useable for intended purpose. I'm wondering if maybe this either needs a bit more flour or something different. Will be interested in seeing other's reviews if they try this recipe.

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    • on December 15, 2007

      55

      I made these last year for Christmas and they are delicious!! The "batter" spreads out A LOT when you cook them, so make sure you space them evenly. It was also hard to make the sandwiches because the chocolate squishes through the holes made when cooking, but the taste makes up for it. Great recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Florentines (Sandwich Cookies)

    Serving Size: 1 (816 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 104.2
     
    Calories from Fat 69
    66%
    Total Fat 7.6 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 2.9 g
    14%
    Cholesterol 12.5 mg
    4%
    Sodium 24.5 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.4 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 6.9 g
    27%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

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