Recipes and Cooking Lacy Florentines 4.2 (5) Add your rating & review These classic Italian cookies are nutty and crisp, and ridiculously simple to make. A light drizzle of chocolate adds some more decadence! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 40 mins Bake Time: 8 mins Total Time: 48 mins Servings: 36 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup sugar ½ cup butter ⅓ cup whipping cream 2 tablespoon honey 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats 1 cup finely chopped blanched almonds ½ cup finely chopped crystallized ginger 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel 4 ounce bittersweet chocolate, melted Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two large cookie sheets with foil. Grease foil; set cookie sheets aside. In a medium heavy saucepan combine sugar, butter, cream, and honey. Cook and stir over low heat about 5 minutes or until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Increase heat and bring mixture to boiling. Brush down side of pan with a damp pastry brush or damp paper towel to prevent sugar from crystallizing. Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan. Cook until thermometer registers 238°F (soft-ball stage). Remove from heat. Quickly stir in oats, almonds, ginger, flour, and lemon peel. Drop dough by tablespoons 3 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Dip tines of a fork into cold water and press top of each cookie to flatten. Bake on separate racks for 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown and set, switching cookie sheets halfway through baking. Cool completely on cookie sheets. Gently lift cookies from foil. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Let stand until chocolate is set. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 113 Calories 7g Fat 2g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 113 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Total Carbohydrate 2g 1% Protein 1g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.