Holiday Taigalach -honey Nut BallsFrom midgelet 8 years ago
- 2-1/2 cups sifted flour shopping list
- 1/8 tsp salt shopping list
- 1 tsp baking powder shopping list
- 4 eggs shopping list
- 4 tablespoons salad oil shopping list
- 1 pound dark honey shopping list
- 3/4 cup brown sugar shopping list
- 1 tsp powdered ginger shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg shopping list
- 2 cups filberts (or other nuts except peanuts) chopped shopping list
- 1/2 cup candied cherries (optional) but adds a corlorful and festive look shopping list
How to make it
- Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl.
- Make a well in thecenter and drop the eggs and oil into it.
- Work into the flourand mix until a dough is formed.
- Break off pieces of dough and rollinto pencil- thick
- Cut into 1/2-inch pieces and place on alightly greased cookie
- Bake in a 350 F oven for 20 minutes or until browned.
- Shake pan once or twice.
- Cook the honey, brown sugar, ginger and nutmeg for
- 15 minutes.
- Dropthe baked dough into it and cook for 5 minutes.
- Add the nuts andcook 10 minutes additional, stirring frequently.
- Test the mixtureby dropping a little on a wet surface; if it holds together,it'sdone; if not, cook until it does.
- Turn out onto a wet board andletcool until easy enough to handle.
- Then shape into 3-inch balls between moistened hands.
- Decorate with the candied cherries, if youwish.
The Cookmidgelet Eastern, USA
The Rating1 people
Almost like Italian pignolata or struffoli....use pine nuts rather than filberts.linspj in New Hartford loved it
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