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    Checkerboard Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    30 mins

    15 mins

    manushag's Note:

    Love these cookies in our family. Looks pretty on your Christmas cookie platter. You can color the white part red and/or green.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 48

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream butter and sugar.
    2. 2
      Add egg vanilla and flour.
    3. 3
      Remove dough from mixer and divide in half.
    4. 4
      Add cocoa to one half.
    5. 5
      At this point, you can divide the white dough in half and color red, green or whatever with a few drops of food coloring.
    6. 6
      Roll dough between two sheets of plastic wrap into 7 inch squares, around 3/8" thick.
    7. 7
      Slice into 9 3/4 inch wide strips.
    8. 8
      Alternate colors, stacking 3 layers into checkerboard design. Wrap log in plastic. Make second log with reverse color pattern.
    9. 9
      Chill logs 30 minutes in refrigerator or 15 minutes in freezer.
    10. 10
      Preheat oven to 350°.
    11. 11
      Slice logs into 1/4" cookies and bake for 10-12 minutes.
    12. 12
      Cool two minutes on tray before removing to cooling rack.

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    Nutritional Facts for Checkerboard Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (16 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 48

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 76.2
     
    Calories from Fat 36
    47%
    Total Fat 4.0 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 14.0 mg
    4%
    Sodium 35.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.3 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    16%
    Protein 0.9 g
    1%

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