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Kyoto Cookies

I know them as “Kyoto cookies”: individually wrapped crunchy waffle cookies filled with a vanilla cream. They have the crispness and “egginess” of a Chinese fortune cookie but are not as dry or tasteless.    Since I first discovered them at a gift shop in Tokyo several years ago, I’ve been unable to verify their real Japanese name or significance as part of Japanese culture. Regardless, they are a special delight — and beautifully packaged — when they can be found! (Thanks to my dad for discovering this box in NYC.)


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