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macadamianut Mar 25, 2008 03:12 PM

Does anyone remember the chocolate cloud cookies they used to sell at C'est Bon bakery in Harvard Square? The Bakery is gone and I have never found those cookies anywhere else. They were big round and chewy with a slight taste of coffee I think? Would love to find a substitute. Thanks for your help.

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    Guinness02122 Mar 25, 2008 04:27 PM

    I think Flour Bakery has something similar. Also, there's a place down Cambridge Street near MGH that sells great cookies.

    "...pine nut...wal nut...cashew nut...pea nut...macadamia nut..." -Christopher Guest in Best in Show

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      BostonCookieMonster Mar 25, 2008 04:28 PM

      Eh? What's this place on Cambridge Street?

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        Joanie Mar 26, 2008 10:00 AM

        I think that might be the short lived bakery that's just catering now.

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          macadamianut Mar 26, 2008 10:50 AM

          They were open for at least 10 years. These chocolate cookies were really good. They were not meringues but these chewy big round chocolate cookies. I wish I could get my hands on the recipe for them. If anyone knows or remembers these cookies I would really appreciate it.

    2. ScubaSteve Mar 26, 2008 11:13 AM

      were they like these?

      http://wesaturtle.net/recipes/?p=145

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        dklipscomb Mar 26, 2008 11:40 AM

        Thats close to a family recipe I just got & made. So good-so addictive!! Well worth making & eating!

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          macadamianut Mar 26, 2008 11:44 AM

          That was nice of you to look that up for me. I do not think that they were the same cookie. The ones you show look like a chocolate crinkle cookie and these were not as cracked on top. They did not have confectionary sugar on top of them. They almost had the taste of a bit of coffee or just strong chocolate in them.

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            MichaelB Mar 26, 2008 01:42 PM

            I remember those well - they were great. I believe the extra flavor was a bit of cinnamon. I can't really think of a replacement, but in general terms I'd be looking for a cookie that is moist but not super-rich - they weren't triple-chocolate-decadence-type cookies, just very good cocoa/chocolate cookies with that hint of cinnamon.

            I also REALLY miss their ossi dei morti, which they stopped making years before they closed - crunchy/chewy/nutty/sweet/awesome.

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              macadamianut Mar 26, 2008 03:58 PM

              Wow Cinnamon! I never even thought of that. What makes you think it was cinnamon. Now I need to find that recipe or someone who makes them. Thanks everyone who contributed to this thread.

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