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ISO - Multi-color cookie recipe

RGC1982 Jan 17, 2008 06:24 PM

Does anyone know how to make those little three-color layed cookies that are dipped in chocolate and typically found in an assortment of baker cookies? What is their name? Thanks - any help is appreciated.

  1. geminigirl Jan 18, 2008 06:08 PM


    this recipie is really good - overall very easy, just time consuming...

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    1. re: geminigirl
      Val55 Jan 20, 2008 05:56 AM

      That's exctly right. do not be afraid to take this on. I glanced at some of the recipes. I just want to say that you don't really need to put chocolate on the bottom layer. IMO the chocolate layer on top gives me enough chocolate. I want to be able to taste the almond, too. The culinaria recipe has you cutting strips before covering in chocolate. Not necessary, melt some chocolate, spread it over the top layer of the stack. Just do your cutting right after, before the cholcolate hardens and would crack. It's fun to mix the colors up. Red pink and white for vaentines day. Greens for st pat. Red white and blue for 7/4. Enjoy.

    2. JoanN Jan 18, 2008 03:55 AM

      Here's another recipe from Carole Water's book "Great Cookies." An advantage of this recipe is that she recommends using disposable aluminum pans. Don't know about you, but I don't own three metal loaf pans.


      1. goodhealthgourmet Jan 17, 2008 11:15 PM

        i love italian rainbow cookies...the recipe yayadave posted from epicurious is pretty standard.

        a word of advice, they're pretty rime-consuming and labor-intensive to make, but if you're going to commit to making them, you might as well go all out. try to keep them weighted for as long as possible. the longer they're pressed, the more dense and creamy the texture [and less likely to crumble].

        1. yayadave Jan 17, 2008 06:48 PM

          Could you be looking for rainbow cookies?

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          1. re: yayadave
            Cheese Boy Jan 17, 2008 09:26 PM

            Yaya, rainbow cookies. See image here.

            1. re: Cheese Boy
              yayadave Jan 17, 2008 09:56 PM

              WOW! Them are beauts. Nice serving plate, too. Did you make them? From the recipe, it looks like a two day project. Be good for this week-end in some of the cold parts of the country.

            2. re: yayadave
              RGC1982 Jan 19, 2008 11:38 AM

              Yes! Yes! Yes! Thank you! Thank Everyone!

            3. Scrapironchef Jan 17, 2008 06:30 PM

              Why stop at three colors?

              Pixellated cookies - http://www.flickr.com/photos/genkigec...

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