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Palets bretonsThe most Breton cookies

Palets bretons

Palets bretons are butter biscuits and are THE ideal speciality for an afternoon snack or to enjoy with a coffee. They are also known as Traou-Mad (which means “good things” in Breton). Golden and thick, these biscuits are appreciated for their generosity and their crunch. And they are easy to make, so put your aprons on!

Ingredients :

For 20 palets bretons:

  • 80 g semi-salted butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 80 g caster sugar
  • 150 g flour
  • 1 sachet of baking powder
  • 1 soup spoon of liquid honey (optional) 



  • 1 measuring cup
  • 1 salad bowl
  • 1 whisk
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • cling film
  • 1 knife
  • muffin tins



  • Melt the butter and leave to cool.
  • In a salad bowl, pour in the egg yolks and the sugar, and then whisk.
  • Add the cooled melted butter, the honey, flour and baking powder.
  • Mix by hand to form a smooth batter and shape a roll, 4-cm in diameter.
  • Wrap it in cling film.
  • Leave in the refrigerator for 2 hours.


  • Pre-heat the oven, thermostat 6 (180°C).
  • Remove the cling film and cut 5-mm slices.
  • Put the slices of dough into the muffin tins.
  • Cook for 15 minutes.
  • Leave to cool and enjoy!

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