Coconut florentines

22 December 2011 § 4 Comments

I really promise this will be the last cookie post for a while. When Melody from Hot from the Kettle, asked me for a few cookie recipes, this one was begging to be shared.

I used to think florentines were tricky to make until I made them, and found out they are so easy. Glacé cherries were never my thing. I’ve not figured out if that is because they conjure up images of naff cocktails or just because they are totally tasteless with a weird, rubbery texture. So with my aversion to glacé cherries I replaced them with festive dried cranberries.

This is a very decadent cookie: dried fruit, almonds, coconut and chocolate as dark as you like. I love a minimum of 70% cocoa content, but if white chocolate floats your boat, you could use that. The recipe is over on Hot From the Kettle.

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