Catholic Recipe:  Nikolausschnitten (St. Nicholas Dainties)

INGREDIENTS

  • 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

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DIRECTIONS

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