Pine Nut Drops

Pine Nut Drops
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Makes about 40 cookies| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • large egg
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups raw pine nuts

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or aluminum foil. 
  2. With an electric mixer on medium-high, beat the butter, brown and granulated sugars, corn syrup, and vanilla for 3 minutes. Add the egg and beat until combined. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and baking soda. Reduce mixer speed to low and slowly add the flour mixture to the egg mixture.
  3. Form the dough into tablespoon-size balls. Spread the pine nuts on a plate. Roll each ball in the pine nuts, pressing so the nuts adhere. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake until lightly browned at the edges, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer the cookies to wire racks. Cool completely.
By December, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 161Calories From Fat 61%
  • Fat 11g
  • Sat Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 17mg
  • Sodium 67mg
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Protein 2g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Cracked eggshells
As with produce, take eggs and milk from the back of the case; older merchandise tends to be pushed forward.

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