Sugared Chestnut Balls Recipe


CuisineMain Ingredient


 Chestnuts2 Pound
 Honey1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Powdered sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3068 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 28.1 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 702 g234%

Dietary Fiber 49.4 g197.6%

Sugars 310.1 g

Protein 30 g59.6%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Score chestnuts. Plunge into boiling water and cook until their shells burst open (20 to 25 minutes). Drain, then let cool and shell.
2. Mince or grind chestnut meats, or force them through a ricer. Blend with honey and shape into small balls.
3. Combine powdered sugar and cinnamon and spread out on a flat plate. Roll chestnut balls in the mixture to coat.