Lace Cookie Baskets Recipe
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Lace Cookie Baskets
These cookie baskets are designed for filling with ice cream, etc.
Makes a beautiful dessert.
1/4 lb butter
1/4 lb brown sugar
4 oz light corn syrup
1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. finely ground sliced blanched almonds
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Over medium heat in a heavy saucepan, simmer the butter, brown
sugar, and corn syrup. Combine flour and ground almonds, then add to
the simmering ingredients and mix well over low heat for about 1
With a 1 to 1 1/2 ounce ice cream scoop, place several dollops of
batter on a nonstick cookie sheet or wax-paper-lined baking pan,
spreading each dollop about 3 inches apart.
Bake for 5-6 minutes, or until reddish brown in color. Remove from
the oven and allow to cool until comfortable to the touch but still
While the cookies are cooling, place round soup cups or coffee cups
upside down on the countertop.
When the cookies are cool enough to handle, lay them over the cups
to form an inverted basket shape. Let cool completely. Store in an