How to make it

  • Cookies
  • Put oven racks in upper and lower thirds of oven, and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter 2 large baking sheets. Whisk together the flour baking soda and salt in a bowl. Stir together the buttermilk and vanilla.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter and sugar with electric mixer , medium high until pale and fluffy, ~ 3 minutes. Add egg and continue beating until well combined. Lower mixer speed to low and add flour mix alternately with liquid in batches, starting and ending with flour mix. Mix just until smooth.
  • Drop rounded teaspoons of batter 1 inch apart onto baking sheets.
  • Bake switching sheets from top to bottom halfway thru baking. Bake until tops are puffed, edges are pale golden, and cookies spring back when touched. total time: 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to racks to cool.
  • While cookies cool, make icings:
  • Stir together powdered sugar, corn syrup, lemon juice vanilla, and 2 Table. water in a small bowl until smooth. If icing is not easily spreadable, add more water, a teaspoon at a time.
  • Transfer half of icing into another bowl and stir in the cocoa, add ing more water , 1 tsp., at a time to same consistency as the vanilla icing. Cover with plastic wrap.
  • On the FLAT side of the cookie, spread white icing over half of the cookie. Starting with the first iced cookies, spread the chocolate icing on the other half.
  • Once icing is dry, cookies keep layered between sheets of wax paper or parchment in airtight container for 4 days.
  • Makes about 5 dozen cookies

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  • veggiangi 13 years ago
    :) ooooo
    sounds awesome
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  • zoetheunicorn 13 years ago
    after watching an episode of Seinfeld last night, i have had THEEE biggest B&W cookie craving all day... then i log on to here and the fiest thing in my 'my stuff' is this recipe.
    Its pretty much compulsary for me to make them now
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    " It was excellent "
    hunnee ate it and said...
    this recipe gets my five forks!
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    " It was excellent "
    valinkenmore ate it and said...
    Bookmarked and saved for the holidays! High 5 to you!
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Mmmm thanks for posting! :)
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