eloise's snowflake cookies

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By Carole Davis
from Upper Arlington, OH

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.

serves 36
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For eloise's snowflake cookies

  • 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
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • CHOCLATE GLAZE
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet choclate chips
  • 2 tsp
    light corn syrup
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How To Make eloise's snowflake cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375*F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
  • 2
    In a medium saucepan, melt butter, corn syrup and brown sugar over medium heat. Stir until the sugar fully dissolves.
  • 3
    Increase heat to high and when the mixture boils remove from the heat and stir in almonds, flour and vanilla
  • 4
    Drop 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
  • 5
    Bake 6 to 8 minutes until golden brown.
  • 6
    Let cookies cool completely.
  • 7
    If 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
  • 8
    If you prefer to make your own glaze. Heat the heavy cream in a saucepan until scalded.
  • 9
    Remove 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.

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