Eloise's Snowflake cookies

Carole Davis


My mother-in-law Bobbie Davis was a fabulous cook and every year the whole family looked forward to her baking cookies. Her sister Betty was the candy maker in the family. This was a recipe she got from a long time friend of her mother's Eloise. The cookie is light and airy melt in your mouth delight. I hope you enjoy.

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1/2 c
salted butter
1/2 c
light corn syrup
2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
almonds, chopped
3/4 c
1 tsp


1/4 c
heavy cream
1 c
semi-sweet choclate chips
2 tsp
light corn syrup


1Preheat oven to 375*F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper

2In a medium saucepan, melt butter, corn syrup and brown sugar over medium heat. Stir until the sugar fully dissolves.

3Increase heat to high and when the mixture boils remove from the heat and stir in almonds, flour and vanilla

4Drop teaspoon fulls 4 inches apart on the parchment paper. These will spread alot so don't try to put too many on one cookie sheet

5Bake 6 to 8 minutes until golden brown.

6Let cookies cool completely.

7If you don't want to make the glaze yourself use Choco - Bake from the store usually found near the fruit. Melt the chocobake and dip 1/2 of each cookie in the chocolate and then let harden on either wax paper or more parchment paper. 10 to 15 minutes

8If you prefer to make your own glaze. Heat the heavy cream in a saucepan until scalded.

9Remove from heat and stir in chips and corn syrup. cover and let stand 15 min. Then whisk until smooth. Tehn dip the cookies as above.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom