Hazelnut Lace Cookies

Looking for a beautiful baked dessert? Check out these cookies made using hazelnuts and designed with white baking chips.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 30

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
teaspoon instant coffee crystals
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon baking cocoa
1/2
cup finely chopped hazelnuts (filberts)
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup white baking chips
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (if using dark or nonstick cookie sheet, heat oven to 350°F). In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, coffee crystals and corn syrup. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, cocoa, hazelnuts and vanilla until blended.
  • 2 Heat ungreased cookie sheet in oven for 5 minutes. On warm cookie sheet, drop hazelnut mixture by teaspoonfuls 3 inches apart. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cookies spread thin and are deep brown. Cool 1 minute; working quickly with spatula, remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 In small resealable plastic food-storage bag, place white baking chips and oil; seal bag. Microwave on High 1 minute. Gently squeeze bag until chips are smooth. Cut off tiny corner of bag. Squeeze bag to make snowflake design on cookies with glaze.

Expert Tips

Keep these delicate treats from crumbling by packing them in a rigid box or tin.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
25mg
25%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.