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Chocolate salty balls - Chef is right.

Posted Fri Nov 25, 2005, 16:59 PM by Tracy | |

I’m in the midst of the annual Christmas cookie marathon. Today is bourbon balls and wagon wheels. Tomorrow is spritz and lemon stars are for Sunday.

I am disappointed in the wagon wheels this year. They puffed up like little puff balls instead of puffing up then spreading out. And they taste bland. I experimented with convection versus regular oven but that didn’t make much of a difference. I used the same recipe as in year’s past. E agreed that they weren’t as good as before.

I reviewed the recipe and realized my mistake: I forgot the salt. Salt makes chocolate come alive.

So if I give you cookies, you might want to skip the wagon wheels. I’m just saying.

  1. That’s great! I have several Christmas things I’m makeing this year, but I haven’t planned any cookies yet. I’ll be making Pumpkin Butter, Pomanders, and cordial flavors for soda water. Can’t wait to start looking at the cookie recipies.

    Jodie    Mon Nov 28, 02:00 PM    #

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