Diploma Cookies
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Lime Or Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/3 cup Butter, Melted
  • 1 lb Vanilla Flavored Candy
  • Coating:
  • Almond Bark
  • Narrow Ribbon In School Colors
DIRECTIONS
  1. Oven Temperature: 350°F
  2. *Heat oven to 350; lightly spray cookie sheets with no-stick cooking spray; generously butter handle of wooden spoon; set aside
  3. *Combine egg whites and lime juice in large bowl; beat at high speed until foamy
  4. *Continue beating, gradually adding sugar, until glossy and stiff peaks form; gently stir in flour and butter
  5. *Spoon 2 tsp batter onto prepared cookie sheet; evenly spread batter to 3-inch circle, repeat with remaining batter, placing only 3 cookies on each cookie sheet (Do not reuse cookie sheets without first washing and re-applying no-stick cooking spray)
  6. *Bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until edges just begin to brown; immediately shape cookies by wrapping around buttered handle of wooden spoon; gently remove from cookie sheet; cool completely
  7. *Melt candy coating in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted (3 to 4 minutes)
  8. *Carefully dip each end of cookie in coating; gently shake cookie to remove excess coating (cookies are very fragile)
  9. *Place on waxed paper until coating is set (about 15 minutes); repeat with remaining cookies and coating
  10. Recipe Tips
  11. *Go to http://www.landolakes.com/assets/pdfs/fortunes.pdf and print and cut apart fortunes provided with this recipe or write fortune messages on narrow strips of paper; insert 1 fortune inside each cookie; tie ribbons in school colors around center of each cookie
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Submitted by Leah