Thursday, February 14, 2013

FFWD: Secret Valentine: Port Chocolate Sables

Secret Valentine Cookies
A great big THANK YOU to Gracie from Food Fascination  for these delicious and beautiful cookies.  The family  loved them.  I had to hurry up and take the picture before they were gone.  Check out Gracie's Blog.  You will love it.
Thanks again:)

Port Chocolate Sables


2 sticks (8 oz.) unsalted Butter
½ cup sugar
¼ cup confection sugar
½ tsp. salt

CREAM TOGETHER.  Blend well , turn speed to LOW, then
ADD:
2 large egg yolks

MIX in by hand:
½ cup chopped and frozen, chocolate (I used Jacques Torres’ Bin 27 Port Chocolate)

ADD:
2 cups all purpose flour

Drape a towel over the mixer, so you don’t get flour everywhere
MIX on LOW until the flour disappears into the dough.  Don’t overwork the dough.
Divide into 2 and roll into a 9 inch log.  Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cut into ½ inch rounds, place on baking sheets, one inch apart, and bake for 17 – 20 minutes.
Remove from oven and let the sables cool on the baking sheet before lifting them on to a rack.
Cool to room temperature.

Enjoy!







Happy Valentine's Day Everyone

14 comments:

  1. Happy Valentine's Day Geri! Thank you so much for the Peanutty Fruit and Chocolate Chip Cookies! These Port Chocolate Sables sound delicious...looks like we will be getting some good recipes :-)

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  2. Those look and sound delicious! Can't wait to try, thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  3. how lovely! Sables are really becoming a thing!

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  4. These make for a very sophisticated Valentines day!

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  5. I haven't looked at Gracie's Link yet but am wondering if these are Dorie's cookies - a recipe from her. Goodness, they look delicious. And, very, very French. Happy Valentine's Day, Geraldine. This was a fun project and, knowing Alice, we are in for many more. Enjoy your cookies.,

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  6. They look fabulous - so glad you all enjoyed them! :)

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  7. What a treat! My husband would love these. And, oh so French!

    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  8. I still have a hard time correctly pronouncing sable but I love to eat them! They look great!

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  9. These look great. I was thinking there was port in the recipe, but I see it's port chocolate. Fascinating! Have a happy Valentine's Day!

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  10. Geri, Such lovely cookies…Sables are a favorite of mine! The port chocolate sounds amazing! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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  11. Yum! I totally approve of any cookies that contain port chocolate.

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  12. Those cookies do look wonderful - and port chocolate, what's not to like there?

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  13. Gosh, there was so much deliciousness crossing our country and beyond! These must have tasted wonderful! Hope you had a nice Valentine's Day, Geri :)

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