Tuesdays With Dorie – Midnight Crackles

by Jessica on January 4, 2011

Midnight Crackles

It’s our third anniversary over at Tuesdays With Dorie – can you believe it? I’m sure Laurie never imagined how fast this group would grow or how well-loved it would become, but here we are, going strong three years later! It’s an honor to be a part of such an amazing group of bakers, so Happy Anniversary y’all!

This week we tackled Dorie’s Midnight Crackles… just perfect for New Year’s Eve. My family and I enjoyed these chocolate spice cookies with a nice glass of champagne at midnight last Friday and then again on Saturday afternoon at the Rose Bowl Party I hosted (GO Frogs!). The dough was a bit tough to roll after it left the chilly fridge, but in the end, it was definitely worth all the sore hand muscles! I even ended up eating a few for breakfast yesterday morning! They’re a bit crunchy on the edges and a little chewy in the center… SO yum!

Many thanks to this week’s hostesses – Jules of Someone’s In the Kitchen and our fearless leader Laurie of Slush. You know the drill: click over and check out the other posts here! Happy New Year!

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Midnight Crackles (pg. 74)
Source: Baking – From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

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1 Cakelaw January 4, 2011 at 4:01 am

Your cookies turned out super crackly – I love it! Happy New Year!

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2 chocolatechic January 4, 2011 at 7:36 am

Beautiful cookies.

They were so great.

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3 laurie January 4, 2011 at 8:48 am

They look lovely. What a great treat to ring in the new year!

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4 Wendy January 4, 2011 at 9:20 am

Great pictures! Happy New Year!

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5 Flourchild January 4, 2011 at 9:41 am

I loved these cookies too! They look great!!

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6 Jessica January 4, 2011 at 10:22 am

Super crackles! Very pretty! I ate mine at midnight as well!

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7 yummychunklet January 4, 2011 at 11:17 am

Congrats on 3 years! It makes me excited for that possibility with ffwD! Your cookies look yummy!

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8 pamela January 4, 2011 at 11:55 am

What a great looking platter of chocolate goodies!! Happy New Year!

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9 Spike January 4, 2011 at 11:56 am

so nice, and perfect with champagne!

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10 Leslie January 4, 2011 at 2:06 pm

What a yummy breakfast! These look sooo delicious.

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11 Tia @ buttercreambarbie January 4, 2011 at 2:43 pm

yours have a great sheen on them and nice looking texture!

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12 Clivia January 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Your cookies look gorgeous! I love the layout of your blog, too.

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13 Katrina January 4, 2011 at 4:49 pm

Even though these aren’t my favorite chocolate cookies, I just stuck the leftovers in the freezer this morning so I wouldn’t eat them. Love your plateful!

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14 Amber Marie January 4, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Glad you enjoyed these – they do seem perfect for munching during a game!

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15 Andrea at Nummy Kitchen January 4, 2011 at 6:51 pm

Your cookies look just perfect and I love the serving platter!

Love your new blog design as well, l’ve been needing a blog make-over and will have to check out your friend’s site.

Take care and happy new year 🙂

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16 Margaret January 4, 2011 at 10:14 pm

Chocolate and Champagne. Sounds like a perfect way to ring in the new year.

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17 Margot January 4, 2011 at 11:37 pm

Your cookies look perfect and I love the tray they’re on. I think these are an excellent snack any time of day.

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18 Jill January 5, 2011 at 8:29 am

They look nicely puffed and perfectly crackled!

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19 Eliana January 5, 2011 at 10:27 am

Hmmm – they look perfect Jessica. Wishing you and your family all the best for this new year.

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20 Jules January 5, 2011 at 11:36 pm

Yeah yeah yeah, Rosebowl whatever… 😉 Those cookies look gorgeous! Thanks for baking along.

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21 steph (whisk/spoon) January 7, 2011 at 8:51 am

i loved the chewy centers, too. happy anniversary!

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22 Tracey January 9, 2011 at 8:03 pm

Your pictures are so pretty Jessica! Happy Anniversary – so glad to have “met” you 🙂

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