Tuile, which is French for "tile," is a thin, crisp cookie that's placed around a curved object while still warm to give it the shape of a roof tile.



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  • Place cherries in a small bowl, and add enough warm water to cover. Let stand until softened, about 20 minutes. Drain well, coarsely chop, and set aside.

  • In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt. Place over medium heat, and cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted, about 5 minutes. Whisk in the flour. Fold in the cherries. Transfer to a small bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line baking sheets with Silpats (French nonstick baking mats); set aside.

  • Remove dough from refrigerator. Roll into 3/4-inch balls, and place on prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Press down lightly with palm of hand to flatten slightly.

  • Bake, one baking sheet at a time, until golden brown, 7 to 9 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool for about 10 seconds. Use a small offset spatula to remove one cookie from baking sheet. Wrap around a cannoli mold or the handle of a wooden spoon, to create a tube. Repeat with remaining cookies. The cookies need to be warm to shape; if they get cold, return them to the oven briefly until they are pliable.

Reviews (3)

4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
Sweet, the sour cherries give it a different twist. I found it hard to curl, other than that these were great.
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I loved this recipe. I liked how the sour cherries mixed in with the very sweet dough. My only problem is I could not figure out how to mold them correctly. Therefore, mine were left flat. They didn't last long. Great with ice-cream.
Rating: Unrated
mine turned out runny, or else burnt tasting. No happy mediums for me.