Posts Tagged ‘Croquants’

Double Chocolate Walnuts (with a lower-fat cookie variation)

May 17, 2011

A while ago, I made a clone of Mashuga Nuts, cinnamon meringue coated pecans. At some point after that, I found out that the same company that makes Mashuga Nuts also makes chocolate meringue coated walnuts. I haven’t actually tasted this version of Mashuga Nuts, but why should that stop me from creating my own double chocolate walnuts?

My walnuts are coated with a espresso cocoa meringue. As the nuts slowly bake, they are tossed in a small amount of coconut oil to add another layer of tropical richness. The final touch is a semisweet chocolate glaze. (more…)

Croquants: Plain and Chocolate

December 7, 2010

I made Dorie Greenspan’s recipe for croquants from Around My French Table, and then adapted the recipe to make a flourless chocolate version. (here is David Lebovitz’s version, which is nearly the same). (more…)