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Sweet Winter Trees

Servings: 10
Calories: 357kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 stick
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups walnuts whole
  • 4 Tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk cooked
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Whisk together 1 large egg and 4 Tablespoons sugar until well combined.
  • In a saucepan or microwave melt 1/2 cup of unsalted butter. Add melted butter to whisked egg and sugar.
  • Whisk in 1/4 cup of milk and 2 cups of flour. Incorporate all together well, then form into a ball. Put in the freezer for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Place a sheet of parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  • Grate the dough. You will need to do a few batches. The grated dough should be spread evenly on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, and check them while baking so they don’t burn.
  • After you have grated and baked all the dough, add into a bowl with 2 cups of chopped walnuts.
  • Add 1 can of cooked sweetened condensed milk.
  • Mix well.
  • You can just use your hands to shape into trees, or you can use a tulip glass.
  • In order for the trees to not fall apart, push hard making it all stick well. (Like rice crispies with marshmallows.)
  • You can make them big or bite size.
  • Dust with powdered sugar (optional).
  • Give them time to set, then enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 6.3% | Vitamin C: 0.4% | Calcium: 3.9% | Iron: 10.7%