This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a simple sablé (shortbread) with a topical twist. The sablé dough comes together quickly (and includes lime zest, toasted coocnut and coriander), is rolled out immediately and, because it’s very soft, chilled (I placed mine in the freezer for an hour) before it’s cut and baked. To keep the round shape, the rounds of cookie dough are baked in muffin tins.
I was on autopilot when I rolled the dough and rolled it to 1/4 inch thickness. Then as I was looking at the book for the baking temperature, I noticed Dorie calls for it to be rolled to a “scant 1/2 inch thickness”. Ah. Ok. So puck-like shortbreads (love them when they are thick!). I adjusted the baking time by a few minutes as there’s nothing worse than an overbaked shortbread.
These were lovely – light and crispy and melt in your mouth cookie dough with a bit of chew from the coconut and crunch from the toasted coconut on top. A lovely summery treat!
Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Coconut Lime Sablés on p 341 of Dorie’s Cookies!
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