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Neapolitan Cookies

Neapolitan Cookies

"'My sister shared the recipe for these thin tri-color treats several years ago,' relates Jan Mallo of White Pigeon, Michigan. 'The crisp cookies are fun to eat - one section at a time or with all three in one bite.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. Line a 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan with waxed paper; set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Divide the dough into thirds. Add almonds extract and food coloring to one portion; spread evenly into prepared pan. Add nuts to second portion; spread evenly over first layer. Add melted chocolate to third portion; spread over second layer. Cover with waxed paper; refrigerate overnight. Unwrap; cut loaf in half lengthwise. Cut each portion into 1/8-in. slices. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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Easy to make & a light crispy coookie ( my favorite kind). I always try to make the recipe as written the first time before tweeking it to my tastes but I made these for the first time yesterday...

Very easy to make and very yummy! I only had red food coloring with a pour-spout, and let me tell you, 1 tsp is not equal to 6 drops! My 'pink' dough batch turned out red, but luckily lighten...

I made this cookie for a cookie exchange at work and everyone loved it. I did alter the layers to make it more Christmas friendly. Layer 1 I used peppermint instead of almond and used a little ...

Brought this to a large family gathering and people loved them! They have a delicious, understated flavor. They looked beautiful on the buffet. They were SIMPLE to make.

I thought these turned out pretty good. It seemed they were sliced kind of thin for my preference, so if I made them again I would slice them a tad thicker. They are also a softer cookie, which ...

i thought they were fantastic! i gave them out at my 7 year old daughter Lili's birthday party and the kids gobbeled them up! I am alergic to walnuts so I made some without and some with and eve...

Jan. I had to alter the recipe a bit because I had no red food color. I used the almonds and almond extract in the white layer, made the chocolate layer as written and got creative with the re...

These are absolutely delicious and so different!! I didn't change a thing about the recipe. It was super easy!

Very easy to make and the end product is light, crispy and delicious! I followed the recipe exactly and was more than pleased with the result!

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