German Nut Cookies
|Sifted icing sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground nuts||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Mixed Almonds, Walnuts, Pecans Or Filberts)|
Beat egg whites until foamy, add sugar gradually and continue beating until stiff.
Stir in lemon rind and cinnamon.
Set aside 1/2 cup of this mixture.
Stir ground nuts into remaining egg-white mixture.
Pat nut dough out, 1/3 inch thick, on pastry board sprinkled with icing sugar.
Smooth top with a rolling pin without pressing.
Cut in small shapes with a cooky cutter dipped in icing sugar.
Place on a well-greased cooky sheet and spread tops with reserved egg-white mixture.
Bake at 350F for 15 to 20 minutes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3272 Calories from Fat 1508
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 180 g277.2%
Saturated Fat 25 g125.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 165.5 mg6.9%
Total Carbohydrates 361 g120.3%
Dietary Fiber 32.9 g131.5%
Sugars 308.9 g
Protein 101 g201.3%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 10.9%
Calcium 37.5% Iron 94.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet