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Catholic Recipe: St. Nicholas Dainties


  • 1 pound mixed nuts
  • 1 pound mixed citrons, dates, figs
  • 1 pound mixed raisins, crystallized ginger, candied cherries
  • brandy
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Details

  • Yield: 3 pounds candy
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 6+
  • Origin: Germany

Also Called: Nikolausschnitten


Grind fruits and nuts in food grinder. Moisten with brandy to make dough, roll out. Cut into small rectangles. Roll in sugar. Dry at room temperature. Yield, 3 pounds candy

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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