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St. Patrick’s Day Neapolitan Cookies

14 Mar
St. Patrick's Day Neapolitan Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 c butter, softened
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • few drops of green food coloring
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten

1.Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat together until light and fluffy, then beat in the egg yolk. Divide the mixture among 3 bowls.

2.Beat the vanilla extract into the first bowl. Add 3/4 cup of the flour to the mixture and stir until combined. Shape into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes.

3.Add the flour and cocoa to the second bowl and stir until combined. Shape into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator.

4.Beat the almond extract into the third bowl. Add the remaining flour and stir and stir until combined. Mix in a few drops of green food coloring, then form into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator.

5.Preheat oven to 375. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Roll out each piece of dough between 2 sheets of parchment paper to rectangles. Bush the top of the vanilla dough with a little beaten egg white and place the chocolate rectangle on top. Brush this with a little beaten egg white and place the almond rectangle on top.

6.Using a sharp knife, cut into 1/4 inch think slices, then cut each slice in half. Place on the baking sheets and bake in the preheated oven form 10-12 minutes. Let cool for 5-10 minutes, then transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

Recipe found in 1001 cupcakes, cookies and other tempting treats

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Posted by on March 14, 2012 in Sweets

 

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