Brazil Nut Melts
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Ground brazil nuts||6 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon rind||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cake flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Orange juice||3 Tablespoon|
|Thinly sliced brazil nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Confectioners' sugar||1 Tablespoon|
Cream shortening, add sugar and egg yolks and cream thoroughly.
Mix the ground nuts, lemon rind, salt and flour together and add to the creamed mixture alternately with the orange juice.
Fold in sliced nuts, drop by teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet and bake 10 to 12 minutes at 400Â°F.
While hot roll in confectioners' sugar.
Makes 40 small cookies.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3286 Calories from Fat 2172
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 253 g388.7%
Saturated Fat 60.3 g301.4%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 370.2 mg123.4%
Sodium 267.6 mg11.2%
Total Carbohydrates 232 g77.4%
Dietary Fiber 31.6 g126.4%
Sugars 90.1 g
Protein 56 g111.7%
Vitamin A 10.5% Vitamin C 45.3%
Calcium 48.8% Iron 34%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet