The perfect treat.

Ingredients

Makes: About 20

  • 200 g walnut halves, grounded coarsely
  • 50 g ground almonds
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 50g chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp. marmalade
  • 1tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1 orange zest
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 150g icing sugar

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 170˚C. Line two baking trays with parchment paper and keep aside until needed.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the walnuts into a coarse powder. Transfer in a bowl. Add the almond powder, baking powder, caster sugar, chocolate chips, orange marmalade, orange zest, butter and 1 egg.  Combine until the binding consistency is achieved.
  3. ivide the mixture into 20 balls. When rolled, froth the egg white in a second bowl to a light consistency and quickly deep the balls into the frothy egg whites, then deep in icing sugar to give a sugary coat on to the cookie.
  4. Place the balls on the prepared baking tray and gently press with your thumb to flatten them.
  5. Bake at 170 ° without rotating heat for 12 to 15 minutes. The cookies should not be overcooked, otherwise, they will get too dry while cooling down.
  6. Allow to cool before lifting from the tray into serving a dish or storing box.

Enjoy within a week!