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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
bake:
10 mins
stand:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 55 mins
Yield:
about 3 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with foil and grease lightly. In heavy saucepan, combine butter, sugar, cream, and honey. Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.

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  • Increase heat and bring mixture to a boil. Brush down sides of pan with damp pastry brush or damp paper towel to prevent sugar crystallization. Cook until a candy thermometer reads 238°F (soft ball stage). Remove from heat and quickly stir in oats, almonds, ginger candy, flour, and lemon rind.

  • Drop by tablespoonfuls onto sheets, spacing 3 inches apart. Dip fork tines into cold water and press top of each cookie to flatten. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until light golden and set. Reverse sheets halfway through baking.

  • Transfer sheets to wire racks and let stand until cookies are completely cool, about 2 hours. Gently loosen from foil. Repeat with remaining batter.

  • With spoon, drizzle cookies with chocolate. Let stand until dry. Store between layers of waxed paper.

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; fat 7g; carbohydrates 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 1g.
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