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Caramel Walnut Cookies

  • Yield: 50 pieces
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins

Ingredients

For the short pastry:
100grams California walnuts
300grams flour
50grams cornstarch
120grams sugar
1-- sachet vanilla sugar
1teaspoon clove powder
1teaspoon cardamom
225grams cold butter
1-- egg
3-4-- EL cold water
Additionally
100grams sugar
100milliliters cream
2tablespoons honey
2tablespoons rum
50grams California walnuts

Instructions

  1. 1. Grind walnuts. Mix cornstarch, sugar, vanilla sugar, spices and walnuts with the flour in a bowl. Add butter in small pieces, egg and water. Knead everything with your hands to get a smooth dough. Wrap the dough in polythene foiland put it in the fridge for1 hour.

  2. 2. Flour your hands and form the dough into cherry-sized balls (ca. 15 g). Put them onto baking trays which are covered with baking paper. Press the stem of a wooden spoon into the balls to give them a little hole. Bake at 180C (Gas: 2-3, recirculation air: 160C) for 18-20 min. Let cool down.

  3. 3. Put sugar in a small pot and letcaramelize. Add cream, honey and rum and let thicken while stirring for ca. 6-8 min. Chop walnuts and roast them in a dry pan. Fill the holes in the cookies with a bit of caramel, put walnut pieces on top and drop rest of caramel onto them.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 110
  • Glycemic Load 4
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 35mg
  • Potassium 25mg
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 1g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%
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