Aunt Sue's Holiday Chocolate Pecan Neapolitan Cookies

READY IN: 5hrs
YIELD: 60 cookies




  • Preheat oven to 350. Line a 9 x 5 x 3 in loaf pan with waxed paper and set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Divide dough into thirds. Add almond extract and red food coloring to one portion; spread evenly into prepared pan. Add green food coloring to second portion; spread evenly over first layer. Add chocolate syrup to third portion; spread evenly over second layer. Cover with foil. Freeze for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Unwrap loaf and cut in half lengthwise. Cut each portion widthwise into 1 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until blended and smooth. Dip one end of each cookie into chocolate. Place on wire racks until set.