French Cookie Recipes

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French Butter Cakes (Madeleines)

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Sponge cake cookie--in shell shaped molds.

Alsatian Chocolate Balls

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13
These are crusty on the outside and soft and moist on the inside.

French Crullers

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13
Fried doughnuts glazed with a confectioners' sugar frosting.
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Langues de Chat

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20
These cookies are called 'cat's tongues'. They are easy to make. This is a French recipe, but it has already been converted to conventional measurements.

Lemon Madeleines

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40
Good tea cookies.

Madeleines II

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163
The greatest afternoon tea cookie. You can sprinkle the top with confectioners' sugar or dip the tips in chocolate.

French Lace Cookies

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15
These elegant cookies are crispy and delicious. You can dress them up for special occasions by drizzling with melted chocolate. They are also low in fat.

Authentic French Meringues

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Authentic French Meringues from a patisserie in France.