How to make famous black & white cookies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees - Sift flour, baking soda, and salt - set aside

Mix butter until creamy

Add sugar mix till fluffy - scrape down sides

Mix in egg and vanilla

Starting with flour mixture - alternate with buttermilk in 3 batches - dough will be sticky

Use 2 standard teaspoons to spoon dough onto parchment paper lined cookie sheets - plus it keeps your hands clean!!!!

Makes approximately 20 cookies a batch

Bake until bottoms are golden brown - about 10 minutes - allow to rest on cookie sheet approximately 10 minutes before transferring to wire rack

Flip upside down as this is the side that will be frosted - make sure to put wax paper under wire rack, it'll save you a huge mess!!!

Whisk powdered sugar, corn syrup, lemon juice, vanilla extract and water

Frosting should be slightly thicker than honey

Frost 1/2 of cookie with white frosting - return remaining frosting to mixer

Add cocoa powder and mix - may need to add additional water and powdered sugar to get consistency to a bit thicker then honey

Add food coloring

Mix in with frosting

This should be the color of the frosting

Frost other side of cookie and allow to set 30 minutes


Watch the video: Cookie Dough Recipe

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