Cookies Around the World 3 of 5

Recipe by CoolMonday
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • BASIC COOKIE DOUGH.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Add flour slowly and mix well.
  • FINNISH ALMOND BRITTLE.
  • Add almond extract to 1/2 cookie dough.
  • Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat oven to 375.
  • Roll dough 1/4 inch on lightly-floured cloth-coverd board.
  • Cut into strips 2 1/2 by 3/4 inch.
  • Bake on ungreased baking sheet 10-12 minutes, until very light brown.
  • Cool.
  • For frosting, blend confectioners sugar, vanilla, milk, food color.
  • Frost cookies.
  • Sprinkle with almonds.
  • ITALIAN SPUMONI BARS.
  • Divide 1/2 cookie dough into 3 parts.
  • Part 1- mix in premelted chocolate.
  • Part 2- mix in pistachio nuts and green food color.
  • Part 3- mix in rum flavoring and red food color.
  • shape each part into rectangle, 8 by 3 inches.
  • Layer rectangles, placing green dough in center.
  • Press together.
  • Wrap and chill at least 2 hours.
  • Heat oven to 375.
  • Cut dough crosswise into 1/8 inch slices.
  • bake on ungreased backing sheet 5-7 minutes, until no imprint remains when touched lightly.
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