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Ladyfingers

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3
  White sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  White sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Beat egg whites until fluffy.
Add 1/3 cup sugar gradually, and continue beating until stiff.
Beat egg yolks until thick, and beat in 1/3 cup sugar, vanilla and salt.
Fold egg-yolk mixture and flour into egg whites.
Spoon mixture into pastry tube or bag, with a plain 1/2-inch opening.
Press tube to form fingers 3 inches long on ungreased heavy brown paper placed on cookie sheet.
Sprinkle with 1/4 cup sugar, and bake at 360°F 10 to15 minutes.
Cool, and lift from paper with metal spatula.
Put fingers together in pairs with Lemon Filling or jam, or serve singly.
Makes 6 dozen single fingers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Interest: 
Party

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