A Cookie By Any Other Name

palmiers

Photo: Real Simple

Known as palmiers in France, palmeritas in Spanish, ventaglio in Italian, and elephant ears in English, these little cookies have a devoted, global following.

It is believed that they are French in origin, where their name translates to “palm leaves.”

They are widely available in bakeries and from companies such as Goya, but they are also easy to make – so long as you don’t try to make your own puff pastry!

Here’s a recipe from Ina Garten that was posted on www.foodnetwork.com. Try it and let me know what you think.

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “A Cookie By Any Other Name

  1. I tired this one before, we even have it in Philippines (the Spanish verison as usual) and they taste great and really simple to make, good match for a coffee!

  2. You couldn’t be more on the money

  3. That’s some descriptive piece!

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