French Butter Cookies (Sables)

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French Butter Cookies (Sables)

Why This Recipe Works

It took some detective work to develop a French butter cookie recipe with a properly sandy texture. Cutting back on the butter in our sable recipe helped, but the breakthrough was using a traditional French ingredient—hard-cooked egg yolk—w...

Why This Recipe Works

It took some detective work to develop a French butter cookie recipe with a properly sandy texture. Cutting back on the butter in our sable recipe helped, but the breakthrough was using a traditional French ingredient—hard-cooked egg yolk—which eliminated excess moisture and perfected the texture of the cookies.

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The Cookie JarSeason 10, Ep. 1006

Turn your kitchen into a bakery with two recipes, one a cookie-jar staple (thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies) and another that soon will be (French butter cookies).