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Ugly but good with walnuts


Ugly but good biscuits with nuts: walnuts and hazelnuts, delicious to munch on their own, with chocolate or other dried fruit. Walnuts and hazelnuts have been used for centuries for the preparation of sweets of various kinds. Those on the hunt for recipes to make with hazelnuts and walnuts have landed on the right post-o.

Autumn is a very generous period: rains, fruits, vegetables ... among these there is no shortage of hazelnuts and walnuts that are perfect for the preparation of tasty cakes and dry sweets; theugly but good cookieswith walnuts they are perfect to accompany a good sweet wine.

Ugly but Good Cookies with Nuts

The ingredients to prepare about 60 sweets

  • 250 grams of walnut kernels
  • 200 grams of organic egg white
  • 300 grams of cane / raw sugar
  • 1 untreated orange
  • 2 teaspoons of organic acacia honey (those who prefer can use the classic wildflower)
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

For the procedure you will need a food processor, a high-sided steel pan, a grater, parchment paper and a pan.

How to make ugly but good cookies with nuts

  • Place the walnut kernels with the sugar in the chopper, press the “ON” button and chop everything up to obtain a rather coarse flour.
  • Stirring up the egg whites very firmly, proceed in a steel pan with high sides large enough to incorporate the walnut and sugar flour.
  • Mix everything very gently.
  • Flavor the mixture with the orange zest: grate the orange peel and add it to the mixture along with the cinnamon and honey.
  • Transfer the pan to the heat and cook over medium heat until the dough comes off the bottom and edges of the pan.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • When the mixture is ready (easier to work), remove the pan from the heat and on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, start forming your ugly but good cookies.
  • Place the formed sweets using two teaspoons: fill a first teaspoon of the dough and, with the help of the second, transfer the dough to baking paper.
  • Heat the oven to 150 ° C.
  • Put the pan in a preheated oven at 150 ° C and cook yoursugly but good cookiesfor about 40 minutes.

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