walnut shaped cookies

Walnut Shaped Cookies

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These walnut shaped cookies look pretty and taste delicious as in childhood! With caramelized condensed milk it is hard to stop eating these cookies that are shaped like walnut shells.

Here you can watch video recipe:

Sweet memories

Walnut cookies bring my childhood memories. We had holidays every winter, when everyone had to cook something and bring it at school festive fair. Every year I cooked walnut shaped cookies with my mum, and every time the bowl was empty in just few minutes! Everyone loved them.

It’s not hard to make them, but you will need walnut shape pan or walnut shaped cookie molds that I have. There are plenty variations available.

Condensed milk

In the childhood we had to boil the usual condensed milk for caramelization, so it becomes thicker and gets brown color. But, you know, it could explode during the cooking, and it needed time to cool down too. Now it’s available in store, be sure to grab “caramelized condensed milk” or “boiled condensed milk”, it should be the right consistency, not runny!

So shortcrust pastry and caramelized condensed milk – nothing wrong with it! Simple, lovely, sweet taste. Every kid will be happy, and, you know, adults will be too! So make a plenty of them!

walnut shaped cookies
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Walnut Shaped Cookies
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

These walnut shaped cookies are pretty and delicious! With caramelized condensed milk it is hard to stop this cookies shaped like shell.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 20
Author: Cooking Journey
Ingredients
  • 200 grams soft butter
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp vinegar
  • 1 can caramelized condensed milk
Instructions
  1. To make pastry, whisk 2 egg whites. In separate bowl mix baking soda with vinegar, add the mixture to the egg whites, whisk together.

  2. Mix egg yolks with sugar, incorporate to the egg white mixture.

  3. Gradually add 1 cup of flour. Add soft butter, add 2 cups of flour.

  4. Knead the dough. Leave the dough for 15 min.

  5. Roll out the dough. Make walnut shells. 

  6. Bake the shells for 10-15 min 170 C / 350 F.

  7. Let the shells cool. Fill with caramelized condensed milk, form the walnuts.

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