this. But I figured everyone would be mad at me if I actually made them clean their stove top AND oven with the same precision Martha requires. So, instead I chose these. Coconut Cream Sandwiches.
Can you tell I've been on a coconut kick lately?
I was worried that this cookie would be a real flop. Really it's a shortbread. A coconut shortbread. But my cookie dough just wasn't coming together. It never did make a cohesive ball in the mixer. I had to sculpt it into a rectangular mass with my hands. I guess that's why Martha has you wrap the log in plastic and freeze it. Once frozen for a bit, it did actually stay together.
As for baking them, DO NOT follow Martha's directions. I did. And I burned the first batch. Twenty to twenty-five minutes is waaaaaaay too long for these babies to bake. Mine were done at 14 minutes.
Vanilla ice cream was sandwiched between two cookies and a creamy treat was born. I really liked them even though my ice cream smushed out the sides while I ate it. These would be great with all kinds of frozen concoctions . . . chocolate ice cream, mango sorbet.
Check out some of the other Martha Monday participants to see what their results were! And check out the recipe for these cookies.