Chestnut Flake

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By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 lb. chestnuts
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup


Take fresh chestnuts. With a sharp-pointed knife, slit each chestnut shell across one side. Cook a minute in boiling water. Drain and dry, add a teaspoon of butter to each pint of nuts and stir and shake over the fire, three or four minutes. Then remove the shell and skin together; keep nuts covered