Florentines I Recipe
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 pinch salt
- ¼ cup butter
- ⅓ cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 1 egg
- ½ cup flaked coconut
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate
- 1 tablespoon butter
step 1: Mix flour, soda and salt. Cream 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add corn syrup and egg. Blend well.
step 2: Stir in flour mixture, coconut and vanilla. Drop by half teaspoonfuls onto greased backing sheets, leaving 2 inches between. Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) about 10 minutes. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute, remove quickly and finish cooling on racks (if wafer hardens, return briefly to oven).
step 3: Melt chocolate and 1 tablespoon butter in pan over very low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Drizzle over cookies. Enjoy!