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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

How to Make EASY Checkerboard Cookies (Ice Box Cookies) - Video Recipe

Just make sure you harden it up in the freezer before you cut. Then you can make this easy and beautiful cookies with no worries ;)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvwpF8xC8CY

I received many requests for this recipe, so I finally made it!



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Checkerboard Cookies

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 2hrs
Number of servings: about 40 cookies

Ingredients:
((Vanilla Dough))
50g (1.8oz.) butter *room temperature
2.5 tbsp. granulated sugar
1/2 beaten egg *room temperature
100g (3.5oz.) cake flour
a few drops of vanilla extract
((Chocolate Dough))
50g (1.8oz.) butter *room temperature
2.5 tbsp. granulated sugar
1/2 beaten egg *room temperature
85g (3oz.) cake flour
15g (0.5oz.) cocoa powder
a few drops of vanilla extract

Directions:
((Vanilla Dough))
1. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl until white and fluffy.
2. Add beaten egg little by little and mix well.
3. Add a few drops of vanilla extract and mix well.
4. Sift in cake flour, then mix well with a spatula. When the dough starts to crumble, use your hands to mix tougher until formed. Then form into an inch and a half square rectangular stick. Wrap in plastic wrap and cool in the freezer for about 30 minutes to set and chill.
((Chocolate Dough))
1. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl until white and fluffy.
2. Add beaten egg little by little and mix well.
3. Add a few drops of vanilla extract and mix well.
4. Sift in cake flour and cocoa powder, then mix well with a spatula. When the dough starts to crumble, use your hands to mix tougher until formed. Then form into an inch and a half square rectangular stick. Wrap in plastic wrap and cool in the freezer for about 30 minutes to set and chill.
((Molding)
1. Slice each dough lengthwise into 3 pieces. Swap the middle dough. Then Slice each set lengthwise into 3 pieces and swap the middle dough again. *slightly defrost the dough if they are too hard to cut.
2. Wrap in plastic wrap again and cool in the freezer for about 15 minutes to set and chill. *you can keep the dough in the freezer up to a week
3. Preheat the oven to 170C (338F). Slice the dough into 5mm (0.2 inch) thick. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
4. Bake at 170C (338F) for about 15 minutes. Cool the cookies on the baking sheet or a wire rack.

レシピ(日本語)
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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the recipe! They turned out great and delicious! Instead of making these crunchy, is there a recipe to make them softer?

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