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“These are absolutely delicious, very good for you, and adapted from a recipe in the book "Cookies at the Academy". These are so fast and easy to whip up, great if you are in a "cookie emergency".”
48 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together the dry ingredients (flour through cloves) to combine thoroughly. Add prunes, stirring well to coat with flour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F Cream together butter and sugar, then beat in egg until fluffy.
  3. Gradually blened in flour mixture. Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
  4. Spread walnuts on a large piece of waxed paper. Shape each portion of dough into a long roll and turn in nuts to coat well on all sides.
  5. Transfer nut-encrusted rolls to greased baking sheets. Flatten rolls into strips with your fingers until they are about1 1/2 inches wide and 3/4 inch think. Sprinkle strips with any remaining nuts.
  6. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of each strip comes out clean and nuts are toasted (15-20 minutes). Let cool on baking sheets for 10 minutes.
  7. Drizzle strips with Lemon Glaze. Then cut into 1-inch wide bars on the diagonal. Transfer bars to wire racks to cool completely.
  8. Lemon Glaze.
  9. In a small bowl, combine confectioner's sugar and lemon rind. Gradually add lemon juice, stirring until the glaze is smooth and of a good drizzling consistency.

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