Friday, November 13, 2009

Fireside Hazelnut Crackles

(I have doubled the chocolate crackle recipe I've used for years, and replaced the walnuts with hazelnuts, aka. filberts.)

Fireside Hazelnut Crackles

2 cups semi-sweet choco chips
2 cups brown sugar, packed
2/3 cup oil
4 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla

2 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup chopped hazelnuts
powdered sugar (approx. 1 cup)

Melt chips in micro safe bowl. Combine with sugar and oil. Add vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder & salt. Add to choco mixture. Sir in nuts.
Chill dough. Make a ball out of a teaspoon of dough, roll in powdered sugar,
Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake in 350 degree oven 10-12 minutes.
Cool on rack.
I added a piece of candy corn to the top while they were still hot.
Had lots left-over from halloween & it made them sort of seasonally festive.
Don't put them on before baking unless you want them to run all over the baking sheet.....
don't ask me how i know this.....

(Crushed candy cane bits are nice at Christmas.)

(Am freezing these for Thanksgiving.)

1 comment:

kate said...

YUM!! These always make me think of Nana. Also makes me impatient for Thanksgiving!


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