Preparation info

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Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • 1⅞ cups powdered sugar.
  • 1 cup maple syrup.
  • ½ cup cream.
  • 2 cups hickory nut or pecan meat cut in pieces.


Boil first three ingredients until, when tried in cold water, a soft ball may be formed. Remove from fire, and beat until of a creamy consistency; add nuts, and drop from tip of spoon in small piles on buttered paper.