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Milk chocolate Florentine (Lacey's) cookies

Milk Chocolate Florentine (Lacey's) Cookies

Crispy cookies with toffee, almond, and milk chocolate. Easy to make and incredibly delicious!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Chocolate Florentine Cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 15 sandwiches
Calories 134kcal



Make Dough

  • Pulse the almonds in a food processor until finely chopped.
    3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • Combine almonds, flour, and salt in a medium bowl.
    1.5 T all purpose flour, 1 pinch salt
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, sugar, and corn syrup.
    6 T brown sugar, 3 T butter, 1 T light corn syrup
  • Bring to a boil while stirring occasionally, to completely dissolve the sugar.
    Let boil for about a minute, remove from heat, and stir in vanilla.
    1/4 t vanilla
  • Pour the mixture into the almond bowl, and stir to combine.
  • Set aside for about a half hour, to cool.


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Line cookie trays with parchment paper.
  • Using a teaspoon, scoop batter one teaspoon at a time onto the parchment paper.
  • Roll into balls, and place with at least 2-3 inches of space between each cookie, as they will spread while baking.
  • Bake one pan at a time, for 8-10 minutes, or until flat and a golden brown color.
  • Cool on the baking pan for a few minutes, and transfer to a wire rack.

Chocolate Filling

  • Once all cookies are baked, place 4 oz of good quality milk chocolate in a microwave safe bowl, and microwave on 50% power for one minute.
    4 oz milk chocolate
  • Remove and stir, and heat for additional 30 second increments until melted.
  • Match each cookie with a similar sized pair.
    Flip one cookie over, spoon some melted chocolate on, spread around, and place the other cookie one top.
  • Set aside to cool and set. 


  • Store in an air-tight container. You may want to place parchment paper between cookies if you are stacking them. 



Adapted from: food network


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg