Finnish Chestnut Fingers
|Butter/Margarine||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened|
|Chestnut puree/Canned chestnuts, drained and pureed||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|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|
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.