Nancy Barber (nlbarber) wrote,
Nancy Barber

Cooking results

The first batch of Aunt Fan's Caramels (var. chocolate with nuts) is just about right--soft and chewy, not so soft as to be hard to handle.

The previously made Bittersweet Shortbread Cookies are also excellent, with a nice intense chocolate burst from chopped bittersweet bars in a not-too-sweet shortbread cookie.

Today: apricot-pecan bar cookies, and more of Aunt Fan's Caramels (vanilla with nuts)...
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