Fruit and Nut Clusters
A festive treat from days gone by.
Servings: 18 clusters
- 115 grams butter
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 cup SR flour
- 2 teaspoons cocoa
- 230 grams unsalted shelled peanuts
- 1 cup sultanas
- 1/4 cup mixed peel
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 18 red glace cherries
- 1/4 cup crushed pistachios
- 225 grams white chocolate
Cream butter and sugar.
Add egg and vanilla essence beat together.
Add sifted SR flour and cocoa, peanuts, sultanas and peel. Mix well.
Roll heaped tablespoons (or use a cookie scoop to measure out portions) into balls and place on a tray lined with baking paper - leaving room for a little spreading.
Bake at 175 degrees celsius (fan-forced) for 12-13 minutes.
Allow to cool then top with melted white chocolate, glace cherries and crushed pistachios (or your choice of topping).
Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg