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Sunday, May 3, 2009


cookie carnival :: may challenge!

hey y'all, it's cookie time!

for those of you waiting for the April round-up, holly is working on it and i'll let you know when it's up!

until then, behold the delicious looking cookie for May. it's a HAZELNUT MACAROON SANDWICH COOKIE from williams-sonoma and don't they look lovely and dainty and perfect for a springtime tea party? (or in my case a school bake sale held at a garden shop).

i've put a pdf of the recipe here for the downloading. my hope is that this makes it easier for everyone to have and to print.

thanks to all of you who participate in the Carnival. each of you make it so much fun to do!

if you would like to be included in the round-up, please email me the direct link to your post as well as a photo (see sizing and naming protocol as well as other FAQs here) no later than MAY 31st :: 7pm EST.

any questions, don't hesitate to email me or comment on this post and i'll answer them as soon as i can.

happy baking!

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Blogger Pamela said...

Oh boy...these look good. Honestly though, I'm a little scared of these!

May 3, 2009 at 8:26 PM  
Blogger Coco Bean said...

I keep meaning to make these, but was always a little scared. This is just the thing to push me! Watchout world its cookie time!

May 3, 2009 at 8:52 PM  
Blogger Megan said...

I've wanted to make these for a long time and excited about this cookie. Thank you!!!

May 3, 2009 at 9:17 PM  
Blogger Hat and Fappy! said...

These look great. I can not wait until my oven is put in so I can cook in my new kitchen! We just moved two days ago :)

May 3, 2009 at 9:31 PM  
Blogger Tania said...

I just made a lemon lime macaron! These will be so much fun.

And don't be intimidated. I was afraid for a very long time and finally took the plunge - so worth it.


May 3, 2009 at 9:51 PM  
Blogger Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

Oh no. lol

I just got done commenting on 2 other blogs about these.
I guess I'll have to JUST DO IT!

May 3, 2009 at 10:06 PM  
Blogger Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

ok after reading the recipe, I have some questions.

-What is super fine sugar?

-I'll use almond meal, do I use 2 C?
or do they mean like 2 C almonds before grinding? (does that make sense volume wise?)

-Are we allowed to cheat and use Nutella for the filling, since it's hazelnut? lol

May 3, 2009 at 10:14 PM  
Blogger Linders said...

This was on my to bake list. Yeah!! Yummy!!

May 4, 2009 at 1:33 AM  
Blogger Adam said...

Sweet choice! I think this is going to be my home-returning entry :)

May 5, 2009 at 11:45 AM  
Blogger Alwayzbakin said...

These look yummy!

May 6, 2009 at 6:37 AM  
Blogger foodb!tch said...

Superfine = caster sugar = the grade that's finer than the stuff you shove in your coffee/tea

Confectioners = icing sugar = dust

Just made mine as I'm out and about all month and they are sooo yummy sandwiched with peanut butter!!

May 10, 2009 at 12:44 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

I just printed the recipe and can't wait to make them. I recently received some filberts and have never made macaroons before. This will be a fun challenge for me !

May 17, 2009 at 7:37 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

I made them, and while they were very yummy, it was quite the comedy of errors in my kitchen this morning LOL I'll get them posted, can't wait to see how everyone else does ;)

May 18, 2009 at 2:12 PM  
Blogger Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

OK, mine are made, writing up my post now. I won't say anything here (Twitters already know, lol.) It'll be posted shortly. I will say they are yummy! =)

May 29, 2009 at 1:42 AM  

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