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May 22, 2011 05:35 AM

Florentine Cookies

Do you know where to get freshly made Florentine cookies? Thank you!

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  1. I can't answer definitively but I would say Termini Bros and Isgro are both likely to carry them. I think I remember seeing them at Termini, in fact.

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    1. re: lowereastrittenhouse

      That's what I thought, though they are not on their website. Would definitely call first. They may be seasonal as they are traditionally served around Christmas...

      1. re: cwdonald

        Yes! Our wonderful neighbor always gave them to us around Christmas.

    2. Daisy,

      actually I do know of a restaurant who makes them. The lady at Sketch in Fishtown does the traditional french Florentines with sea salt. Try calling to order them. They are super delicious,

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      1. re: tilemaker

        Thank you....I always assumed they were Italian cookies!

        1. re: DaisyM

          Here's their number 215 6343466, maybe you can special order them. The Italian cookie is more like a lacy wafer sandwiched with chocolate. The florentines I had in France were also much thicker with candied cherry and chocolate on the back. The Florentine at Sketch is very delicate and refined, just nuts, caramel and sea salt.