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Walnut Cookies

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  Walnut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2 Large
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Packed light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Heat the oven to 275 degrees.
Lightly butter 2 baking sheets.
Finely chop 1/4 cup of the walnuts.
Put the remaining nuts in a food processor or blender.
Add the flour and process until the nuts are ground.
Do not overgrind.
Put the egg whites in a bowl.
Add the salt and cream of tartar and beat until soft peaks form.
Add the vanilla and then the sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold in the ground and chopped walnuts.
Drop the mixture onto the baking sheets in teaspoon-fuls and bake for 1 hour.
Turn off the oven but do not open the door.
Leave the cookies in the oven for 1 hour longer.
They will be crisp on the outside and chewy inside.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 597 Calories from Fat 274

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.4%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 340.2 mg14.2%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g22.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.2%

Sugars 57.1 g

Protein 15 g29.4%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 5.5% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Walnut Cookies Recipe