Argentina's Favorite Cookies

Argentina's Favorite Cookies
Argentina's Favorite Cookies

Argentina's Favorite Cookies

  1. 1 pkg. PLANTERS Slivered Almonds

  2. 1 cup butter

  3. 1/2 cup sugar

  4. 2 egg

  5. 2 tsp. lemon zest

  6. 2 cups flour

  7. 1 pkg. KRAFT Caramels

  8. 1/2 cup milk

  9. 1/2 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut

Prep Time: 00:15
Total Time: 01:45

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Recipe Author: Kraft
  1. Ingredients & Instructions
  2. Nutritional Information

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. PLANTERS Slivered Almonds
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 egg
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 pkg. KRAFT Caramels
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut

Recipe Directions:

Blend nuts in blender until finely ground; set aside. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add ground nuts, eggs and lemon zest; mix well. Gradually add flour, kneading in with hands until well blended. Refrigerate 1 hour.Heat oven to 350°F. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut with 2-inch round cookie cutter to make 72 rounds, rerolling trimmings as necessary. Place, 2 inches apart, on greased baking sheets. Bake 15 min. or until lightly browned. Cool 3 min. on baking sheets; transfer to wire racks. Cool completely. Cook caramels and milk in saucepan on medium heat until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly. Spread onto half the cookies, using about 1 tsp. for each. Top each with second cookie to make sandwich. Roll sides in coconut. Let stand until caramel filling is firm.

Serving per recipe:

3 doz. or 36 servings, 1 cookie each

Amount per serving:

  • Calories: 160
  • Total fat: 9 g
  • Saturated fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 25 mg
  • Sodium: 85 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 18 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g
  • Sugars: 11 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Vitamin A: 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C: 0 %DV
  • Calcium: 4 %DV
  • Iron: 2 %DV