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    Wasp Nest Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    CulinaryQueen's Note:

    Found this recipe tucked inside a cookbook I picked up at a yard sale many years ago. You will need a candy thermometer for this.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 2 cups almonds, slivered
    • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
    • 3 egg whites (room temperature)
    • 2 cups icing sugar, sifted

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare cookie sheets by greasing and flouring; set aside.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 300F/150°C.
    3. 3
      Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Cook until mixture reaches thread stage (230F/110C). Remove from heat.
    4. 4
      Stir in almonds and chocolate chips using a wooden spoon.
    5. 5
      Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
    6. 6
      Gradually add icing sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until well blended.
    7. 7
      Add almond and chocolate mixture and stir well.
    8. 8
      Drop by half teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.
    9. 9
      Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cookies are very dry.
    10. 10
      Let stand 10 minutes.
    11. 11
      Transfer to wire racks to cook completely.

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    Nutritional Facts for Wasp Nest Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1001 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 513.2
     
    Calories from Fat 241
    46%
    Total Fat 26.7 g
    41%
    Saturated Fat 6.4 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 141.0 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 67.0 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
    22%
    Sugars 59.0 g
    236%
    Protein 10.1 g
    20%

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