Butter-Nut Drops

70 mins (prep 45, cooking 25)
11 ingredients
40 servings
This is from a cookbook issued by the Culinary Arts Institute in 1949, that my mother used as a young bride. I especially thought these cookies were good, though they do take some time. If you can't find Brazil nuts, you could substitute some other variety. Cooking time is for one batch.

Categories:  fruit , hand-formed-cookies , north-american , christmas , nuts , equipment , <-4-hours , oranges , time-to-make , holiday , weeknight , citrus , pitted-fruits , oven , number-of-servings , cherries , cookie-and-brownie , dessert , lemon ,
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Serving Size (11.78 g)
Servings 40
Amount per Serving
Calories 52.34 Calories from Fat 31.77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.53g 217.37%
Saturated Fat 1.64g 327.61%
Trans Fat 0.1g %
Cholesterol 6.36mg 84.78%
Sodium 47.22mg 78.7%
Total Carbohydrate 5.16g 68.86%
Dietary Fiber 0.44 g 70.29%
Sugars 2.51 g %
Protein 0.67g 53.75%
Vitamin A 74.28IU% Vitamin C 0.34mg%
Calcium 3.97mg% Iron 0.15mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
grated orange zest, candied cherries