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Traditional Christmas honey biscuits (Melomacarona)

Ingredients (two bratces):
2 water glasses olive oil, 1/2 water glass cognac, 1/2 water glass fresh orange juice, 1 water glass sugar, 3 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda all - purpose flour.

Preparation:
Beat all the ingredients except the flour and then add as much flour it takes to make the batter manageable (not too runny or too hard) beating after each addition. Form the batter into finger - length oval shapes and place them on grease paper on baking sheets. Bake in moderate oven at 200 oC for about an hour.

Syrup:
In the mean time, prepare the syrup by boiling 1 glass of sugar in 2 glasses of water and 2 tablespoons of honey until the sugar dissolves. When it cools, pour the syrup over the warm biscuits. If the biscuits have already cooled, then pour warm syrup over them. Sprinkle them with cinnamon and finely chopped walnuts.
Traditional Christmas honey biscuits (Melomacarona)