Cookies of the Camisards

Cookies of the Camisards
This recipe, very simple, of small cakes of the Cevennes with the flour of chestnut and oats, is always a delight.
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Last modified on: March 19th 2023

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Cookies of the Camisards : Photo of step #1
In the bowl of a mixer, sift 100 g chestnut flour, 100 g Oat flour, 50 g flour and 3 g baking powder (if using).

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Add 100 g butter cut into small pieces, 100 g caster sugar and 2 eggs.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
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Knead on low speed until smooth.

Preheat your oven to 180°C (360°F).

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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Weigh small pieces of dough of about 30 gr. and roll them into a ball.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Place a sheet of baking paper on a baking sheet (or sheets), and place the balls of dough on top.

Press each one down to form a small patty.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Place a walnut kernel or an almond on each wafer.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
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Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
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Let cool, if possible on a wire rack, before serving.
Baking powder is not absolutely necessary, but it allows to obtain cakes a little more airy.
Several days in a closed container (ideally a metal box)
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,642 Kcal or 6,875 Kj21 gr185 gr91 gr
82 %8 %17 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
305 Kcal or 1,277 Kj4 gr34 gr17 gr
15 %2 %3 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
91 Kcal or 381 Kj1 gr10 gr5 gr
5 %<1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Egg, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 18 pieces : 2.47 €
  • Per piece : 0.14 €

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