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Finnish Chestnut Fingers

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Egg yolk 1
  Chestnut puree/Canned chestnuts, drained and pureed 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Slightly beaten egg white 1 , beaten
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Semi sweet chocolate pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
Directions

In mixer bowl cream butter and 1/4 cup sugar; add egg yolk.
Beat till light and fluffy.
Beat in chestnut puree and vanilla.
Stir together flour, salt, and cinnamon; stir into creamed mixture.
Using a scant tablespoon dough for each cookie, roll into 2 1/2-inch fingers.
Dip one side of each finger in egg white, then in sugar.
Place sugar side up on greased cookie sheet.
Bake in 350°F oven for about 20 minutes.
Remove from sheet; cool on rack.
Dip one end of each cookie in chocolate; place on waxed paper till set.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut

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