If you love a light, tasty and easy to make cookie. Check out how to make perfect French Lace Cookies.
I am always looking for a cookie that is light and tasty because I am always counting my calories. French Lace Cookies are extremely light probably 35 calories a cookie. As wonderful as it is on its own.To splurge the French lace cookies are also great with a scoop of ice cream or even as a cookie sandwich filled with whip cream, peanut butter or Nutella.
History of French Lace Cookies:
The Lace Cookie goes back 100’s of years. Martha Washington served these delicious treats at many of her gatherings. Almost every nationality had their own version. You can make these with different variations such as almond, oatmeal and you can drizzle them with chocolate.
- ½ cup light corn syrup
- ½ cup shortening
- ⅔ cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup chopped pecans
In a medium saucepan, heat the corn syrup, shortening, and brown sugar over medium heat. Stir constantly until the mixture comes to a boil. In a
small bowl toss together the flour and nuts; stir into the saucepan mixture, and remove from the heat.
Drop 2 teaspoon size on greased cookie sheet. 3 inches apart from each other. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before eating.
Let them dry cookie sheet for 5 minutes then put them on a cookie drying rack for a good 25 minutes before serving.
How To Serve Them For Parties or Gatherings:
There are many ways to serve the french lace cookie. You can serve the at tea parties. They taste amazing with Earl Grey Tea.
They make great desserts to bring as gift to someones house, especially for the holidays.
Stuff two of the cookies with ice cream for the yummiest dessert .