Black & White Cookies
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! Use sugar cookie mix as a quick-and-easy way to get to the classic New York cake-like cookie with distinctive half-moons of chocolate and vanilla frosting.



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Servings: 24
Yield: 2 dozen cookies (3 inch)
Prep Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
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Ingredients
    Cookie
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      Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix (1 pound 1.5 ounces)
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      1/2  cup 
      buttermilk
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      1/4  cup 
      butter or margarine, softened
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      1   teaspoon 
      grated lemon peel
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      2   
      eggs
    Icing
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      3   cups 
      powdered sugar
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      1/4  cup 
      whipping cream
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      2   tablespoons 
      butter or margarine
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      1/2  teaspoon 
      vanilla
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      1/3  cup 
      dark chocolate chips (2 ounces)
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      1   tablespoon 
      whipping cream

    Directions
    1.
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, stir cookie ingredients until batter-like dough forms.
    2.
    With medium cookie scoop or heaping tablespoon, scoop dough 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
    3.
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
    4.
    Place powdered sugar in large bowl; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/4 cup cream and 2 tablespoons butter on High about 1 minute; stir until butter is melted. Add butter mixture and vanilla to powdered sugar; stir until mixture is smooth.
    5.
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon cream on High 1 minute; or until melted. Stir half of vanilla icing into melted chocolate mixture until smooth and well blended. If necessary, add additional cream to thin both vanilla and chocolate icing.
    6.
    For each cookie, turn cookie flat side up; spread chocolate icing in thin layer on half of cookie. Spread other half with white icing. Store covered at room temperature.
    Tip:

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    High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Bake 14 to 17 minutes.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 200, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 30, carb. (g) 2, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 80, Other Carb () 2, Medium-Fat Meat () 1, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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