San Diego may not have seasons like the rest of the country but we do have a distinct change from summer to fall/winter and it has started. A chill in the morning; cool enough at night to start a fire in the old hearth and absolutely perfect for baking.
It’s early October and so begins the testing of holiday cookies. Today’s option was a “hermit” cookie – there would be a picture but I thought about it (err, was encouraged to think about it) after the fact. This particular hermit had something of a bread quality to it, very cakey texture with cinnamon, walnuts, raisins, brown sugar and nutmeg. When they first emerged from the oven they looked and tasted a little blah.
Think think think.. I had some 60% cacao bars, some heavy cream and some corn sryup…within minutes I had a fabulous ganache to dip the cookies in, low and behold…DELISH! well not earth shattering but good. They were consumed by the end of the day and now I have an empty tin to fill again.
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