ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Bear N Mom Recipes - Cookies - Italian Fruit and Nut Horn

Updated on October 5, 2016
Fruit and Nuts Chopped in Food Processor
Fruit and Nuts Chopped in Food Processor
dough with filling ready to roll up
dough with filling ready to roll up
On Cookie Sheet Pan
On Cookie Sheet Pan

I love nuts and nut horn cookies are one of my favorites. This cookie was a Nunny "Try It -- You'll Like It" recipe. She only made these at Christmas time but the filling was started way ahead of the holiday because it has to marinate. You can use water as I've seen in a recent version of this cookie published in Woman's Day© magazine. What made Nunny's recipe so special was that every year she used a different wine or sometimes Grenedine because of the red color as the marinate.

Filling Ingredients

  • 2 C. chopped dates
  • 2 C. chopped figs
  • 1 C. chopped candied fruit
  • 1 C. Chopped Walnuts
  • 1/2 C. Chopped almonds
  • 1 8 oz. jar honey
  • 1 jar water.

Put dates, figs, nuts and fruits through grinder. Add jar of honey and filled honey jar with water. Mix well. Let mellow in refrigerator. Stir daily and add water to keep moist. This is where Nunny added Grenedine. Mix is ready after several days and may be kept for weeks in refrigerator.

Pastry Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. butter or shortening
  • 4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup warm milk

Work butter and all dry ingredients together with fingers. Beat eggs into warm milk. Add milk to flour mixture and mix well. Roll into two logs, wrap in wax paper and chill.

Roll log to about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into triangles. Spoon filling into center and roll cookie from widest to point of triangle.

Bake 350° oven for 12 -15 minutes.

Store in Tupperware™ or similar air tight container in a cool place.

Comments

Submit a Comment

  • bearnmom profile imageAUTHOR

    Laura L Scotty 

    6 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    The cookie is rolled from the widest part towards the point. Similar to regular nut horn cookies. Since my mother-in-law never made anything in just a dozen or so - her recipes were always doubled and sometimes tripled. She just kept baking until they dough was all gone. I'm sorry but I haven't made any since my husband passed 10 years ago. I'll have to get back to you on the flour. Sorry never noticed that I missed it.

  • Peggy W profile image

    Peggy Woods 

    6 years ago from Houston, Texas

    Couple of questions... How much flour? How do you roll the triangle cookie? Do you just pinch the ends together like a dumpling? How many cookies does it make?

    If you bake them again, it might be helpful to add some photos. Would like to see the completed cookie. Sounds like it would be great at the Christmas time of year with all of the filling ingredients. Thanks for your recipe.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)