Here are my results from a little informal bake-off a few of us decided to do yesterday featuring Dorie Greenspan’s World Peace Cookies from her book From My Home to Yours (aka Korova cookies from her book Paris Sweets) - the recipe can also be found on the web. What makes these cookies so interesting is their sandy texture and salty/sweet flavor (thanks to the inclusion of the French Sea Salt Fleur de sel).
I think they turned out very well. My family was happy to eat them, but they prefer their cookies to be more on the sweet only side. I’d say these are best served to adults who appreciate the soft, delicate, almost buttery flavor of Fleur de sel.
The timing of this bake-off couldn’t have been better… shortly after the cookies were baked a couple of the kids announced that I needed to send some baked goods to school today for teacher appreciation day, so I was able to package some up before they all disappeared.
I’ll be posting lots of photos, details, etc on my blog a little later today.