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French Lace Cookies

User Rating 4 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


The Well-Feathered Nest Bed and Breakfast
Scituate, Massachusetts

Innkeeper Comments: "These are a bit of trouble, but they provide a different appearance, texture and taste to a cookie tray."

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes

Total Time: 26 minutes


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Blend flour and nuts. Bring corn syrup, shortening and sugar to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; gradually stir in flour and nuts.

Drop batter by level teaspoonfuls about 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake only 8 to 9 cookies at a time. Bake about 5 to 6 minutes, remove from oven and allow to stand 5 minutes to harden slightly before removing from pan.

User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Betty Crocker's Recipe for French Lace Cookies, Member bbmath

This is straight out of a Betty Crocker's Cookbook. Give it credit. Incredibly easy to make. Very popular with crowds. Different nuts change the flavor.

2 out of 3 people found this helpful.

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