This week on Tuesdays with Dorie I made Cocoa Crunch Meringue Cookies from Baking Chez Moi on page 293.
This is my first attempt at a meringue type cookie and I was a bit nervous to get it right. My fellow bakers who had already made these commented that they had trouble getting the total recipe serving size of 8 so I was judicious in my portion control. I used a 2 inch cookie cutter to make my ring guides on the parchment paper and I piped the dough sparingly to make sure I got all 16 cookies. It worked well and I even went back and added more which is why my cookies are not smooth. I could improve on my piping skills.
I came out with 8 sandwich cookies which was enough to feed my book club and family. The verdict, my husband and I loved them. Delicate and crunchy from the almonds with a rich chocolate flavor. My book club gave it thumbs up all around. I would say these were a hit.Tuesdays with Dorie.