Cherry Nut Baisers

Cherry Nut Baisers

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These are tradition in my family at Christmas time. They are a light merangue type cookie, but with a chewy, toothsome filling.
In the past my grandma would bake them, and my grandpa would help her by cutting all the cherries by hand.
I can still remember him, sitting at the take, cutting the cherries into the tiniest little bits.
Today, my grandparents are no longer with us, but my mother and aunt have kept the recipe alive.
I can not wait to have kids, and make these for them.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 large
    egg whites-room temperature
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    sugar, white
  • 6 oz
    candied cherries-red or green, diced very small
  • 1/4 c
    walnut pieces, chopped

How to Make Cherry Nut Baisers

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat together egg whites, salt, cream of tartar and vanilla until soft peaks form.
  2. Add sugar gradually beating until peaks are stiff. Fold in cherries and nuts.
  3. Cover cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drop by tablespoons onto the parchment paper. Bake at 300 degrees for about 25-35 minutes or until set and edges beginning to brown slightly.

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About Cherry Nut Baisers

Course/Dish: Cookies



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