Tested till perfect Walnut Chocolate Chews

Walnut Chocolate Chews

Chewy and chocolaty, these drop cookies are quick to make and sweet to eat. You can use granulated instead of superfine sugar – just finely grind it in a food processor. 

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Livng Holiday Cookbook: Fall 2009

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  • Portion size 36 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups 2-1/4cupswalnut halfwalnut halves, (about 7 oz/200 g)
  • 2 2egg whiteegg whites
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupsuperfine sugar
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupcocoa powder, sifted
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Preparation

Remove 18 walnut halves; split in half and set aside.

In food processor, grind remaining walnuts to make 1-1/2 cups (375 mL); set aside.

In bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; fold in sugar, cocoa powder and ground walnuts.

Drop by scant 1 tbsp (15 mL) onto parchment paper–lined baking sheet; top each with walnut piece. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until set, 12 to 14 minutes. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and store for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 weeks.)

Nutritional Information Per cookie: about

cal 59 pro 1g total fat 4g sat. fat 0
carb 5g fibre 1g chol 0mg sodium 3mg
potassium 45mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 2 folate 3
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