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
  • strips.
  • Cut into 1/2-inch pieces and place on alightly greased cookie
  • sheet.
  • Bake in a 350 F oven for 20 minutes or until browned.
  • Shake pan once or twice.
  • Cool.
  • 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.

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    " It was excellent "
    linspj ate it and said...
    Almost like Italian pignolata or struffoli....use pine nuts rather than filberts.
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