A French word used in reference to a thin, sweet, crisp cookie that is in the shape of a curved tile. The hot cookie is place on a round object after it is baked and left there until cooled. It holds the shape of the round object, resulting in a cookie shaped like a curved tile. There are special molds for shaping the cookie or a rolling pin can also be used. Traditionally these cookies are flavored with almonds but can also be found in vanilla, lemon and orange.
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