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Please Help Me Find This Almond Cookies Recipe - I Am Desperate!

ktla97 May 4, 2007 09:31 AM

I recently have been introduced to almond brittle type of cookie and am now addicted to it. It’s a brown color, thin cookie with lots of thin sliced almond on top. It tastes like a cookie – very thin, very crunchy but not at all greasy or sweet. The cookie has smooth texture, not like a lace cookie. I went through all of my cookbooks to see if I can find something similar. I tried to imitate those using Tuile and Brittle recipes but they turned out way to greasy and kind of too hard. I would really love to make this at home instead of going to the bakery all the time. I found them at a Taiwanese style bakery here in L.A. called JJ bakery. I am posting a picture of them here. Does anybody have any recipes that might fit this description? Thank you!

  1. danhole May 4, 2007 10:41 AM

    I think that looks more like a candy than a cookie. Maybe an almond brickle that was dropped in spoonfulls instead of making it flat and breaking it apart. Have you looked at any chinese recipe sites? Maybe they could help.

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    1. re: danhole
      ktla97 May 4, 2007 10:48 AM

      I am not familiar with the chinese recipe sites? Any suggestions where I should start?

      1. re: ktla97
        danhole May 4, 2007 11:20 AM

        Just go to google and put in the search "cooking chinese food" or taiwanese food. Also, if you have the time, go to a bookstore a peruse the asian recipe books. Maybe it is called a specific name and you don't know what it is. Maybe you could ask the people at the bakery.

    2. Sarah May 4, 2007 11:03 AM

      Found this recipe, may be worth trying. Just leave out the coconuts and sub almonds for the macs.

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        emesq Dec 28, 2007 11:59 AM

        maybe this might be what you are looking for...
        hope it helps -

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          luvaltonbrown Sep 9, 2011 03:48 PM

          try this one - http://www.recipemama.net/thin-crispy...

          1. iheartcooking Sep 10, 2011 01:18 AM

            its an almond tuile and they certainly are amazing!
            hope this helps

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