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Author Notes: I love Chesnut biscuits but I decided to add marzipan paste to them because I love almonds —MarieGlobetrotter
Makes 25-35 biscuits
- 230g cooked chestnuts
- 1/3 cup white sugar
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
- 1 1/3 cups flour
- 2/3 cup butter
- 2 tbsp tablespoons marzipan paste
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 pinch nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 egg yolk
- Using an electric mixer, grind the chestnuts.
- In a bowl, combine flour, grinder chestnuts, sugars, spices and salt, then gradually add diced butter and marzipan paste to obtain a smooth dough. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30min-1hr in the fridge, until firm.
- Preheat oven on 300-325F
- Roll out the dough (1cm thick). Cut out round cookies with a cookie cutter. Arrange on parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Whisk the egg yolk with 1 tbsp of water and coat the cookies with egg yolk. Sprinkle with a little bit of sugar
- Bake for 18-20 minutes. The middle should still be soft when you take them out of the oven.