I like easy recipes that don't call for hard-to-find ingredients or lots of prep work. I also like reading old cookbooks and bringing some of the dishes up to date. My recipes don't require you to be a gourmet chef and many of them are simple enough for kids to tackle.
Make up 1/2 batch of sweet dinner roll dough, following the
directions right up until when you’d put the round balls of dough in the pans.
Instead, flatten each one into an oval.
Place chocolate on dough and fold over Photo by Kate Tompkins
Place one or two (depending on size)
squares of chocolate to one-half of the middle. Fold the dough over so
chocolate is covered and pinch the edges. Place on a non-stick cookie sheet or a
cookie sheet with a silicon liner. Let rise 20 minutes. Turn on oven to 350°F.
Once oven reaches temperature, pop your bread in the oven and bake for 25
These aren’t as flaky as what you’d find in a French bakery,
but they’re still good, and you don’t need to be a pastry chef to make them. I’m
betting they also contain less fat and sugar than the real thing.
*Your choice. I used Lindt 70% cocoa for mine, but I may try
Caramilk the next time.