The Johnson Family Christmas Cooky [sic]
Butter and flour cooky [sic] sheets. Set the oven at 300 degrees.
. 5 pound blanched almonds
Cook together until the syrup spins a thread (240 degrees):
.5 cup sugar
.25 cup water
Stir in the almonds.
Grate or chop fine:
1 package semi-sweet chocolate
Beat until very stiff:
3 egg whites
Add by spoonfuls, beating constantly:
2 cups confectioners' sugar
Add the chocolate and the almond mixture. Put half-teasponfuls of the dough on the cooky [sic] sheets. Bake until dry (about 25 minutes). Let stand 10 minutes and remove from the pan. Makes 100.