These crunchy caramel – hazelnut sticks are just delicious!
Preparation for about 50 sticks
Preheat the oven to 250° C
- 2 egg whites
- 175 g sugar
- 100 g hazelnuts
- 150 g ground hazelnuts
Beat the egg whites until stiff and add 75 g of sugar, mix well.
Gently caramelize the rest of sugar with large heat in a pan.
Add the hazelnuts to the caramel and toast lightly, transfer the mixture to a baking sheet and let them cool.
Coarsely chop the nut – caramel mixture and add to the stiff egg white.
Add the ground hazelnuts to the batter and knead together.
Wrap the dough in a plastic bag and let it rest in a cool place for about 30 minutes.
Roll out the dough to 1 cm thick on sugar.
Cut the dough in small sticks, try to make them at most 5 x 30 millimeter, they will grow in the oven.
Place the sticks on a baking sheet with parchment paper and cool them for about 30 minutes.
Bake the caramel sticks for about 3 – 5 minutes until light golden, use the middle shelf of the oven.
Transfer them to a wire rack and leave them to cool completely.
The caramel sticks may be stored in a cookie tin for up to 2 weeks.