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Filbertines Recipe

Filbertines Recipe

Hazelnuts, or filberts, are by far the most important nut crop grown commercially in the Pacific Northwest.—Hollis Mattson, Puyallup, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min. YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped hazelnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy;. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, baking soda and cardamom; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in chopped nuts. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 124 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.