Florentines

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May. 27, 2011

Ingredients

Heavy cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Butter 3 Tablespoon
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely chopped almonds 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Sifted all purpose flour 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Chopped candied orange peel 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Melted chocolate 2 Ounce
Tiny multicolored candies 1 Ounce

Directions

Combine cream, butter, and sugar in saucepan and bring to boil.

Remove from heat and stir in almonds, flour, and orange peel.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased and floured cookie sheet, keeping cookies 3 inches apart.

Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for about 10 minutes.

Cool for 5 minutes.

Remove carefully with spatula to cake rack.

Cool.

Spiral melted chocolate over cookie tops and decorate with candies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 319Calories from Fat 195

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 8 mg0.33%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet