Mini Black-and-White Cookies
Recipes / August 29, 2018

I decided to make these black and white cookies, because of the Seinfeld episode where Jerry buys this type of cookie at a bakery and says for racial harmony we “Should look to the cookie!” I have never eaten a real, New York City black and white cookie, so I didn’t know exactly what to expect.  I have to say this version of black and white cookies did not impress. Mini Black-and White Cookies For the cookies: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk For the icing: 2 cups powdered sugar 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon light corn syrup 2 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon water, plus more if needed 1 tablespoon unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. To make cookies, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt into a bowl. Put butter in the bowl of an electric mixer. Mix until creamy, about 2 minutes. Add granulated sugar; mix until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Mix in egg and vanilla. Mix in flour mixture in…

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