Florentines Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
Method

Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Honey1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Mixed candied fruits8 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Canned sliced almonds3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
 Semi-sweet chocolate square3 Ounce (Three 1 Ounce Squares)
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2790 Calories from Fat 1105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g191.6%

Saturated Fat 50.2 g251.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 196.5 mg

Sodium 249.8 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 405 g135%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64%

Sugars 320.2 g

Protein 31 g62.5%

Vitamin A 46.5% Vitamin C 0.83%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 26.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Melt the 1/3 cup butter or margarine in a medium-size saucepan; remove from heat; stir in honey, sugar and milk.
2. Add flour, candied fruits and almonds; stir until well blended.
3. Return saucepan to very low heat. Cook, stirring contantly, until mixture begins to thicken. (This will only take 2 minutes.) Remove saucepan from heat.
4. Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto well greased cookie sheets.
5. Bake in slow oven (325°) 12 minutes, or until golden brown around edges. Cool slightly on cookie sheets, then remove carefully with a pancake turner to wire racks; cool completely.
6. Melt chocolate squares and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in a metal cup over simmering water. Spread the bottom of half the cookies with chocolate and top each with a second cookie. Allow chocolate to become firm before storing between layers of wax paper or transparent wrap in metal container.
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