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Gluten-Free Tuesday: Black and White Cookies

Black and white cookies, the popular New York City treat, are also found in bakeries in upstate New York with one big difference: around here they're often iced with buttercream instead of poured fondant. I can almost hear some black and white cookie purists saying, "That's heresy! Buttercream icing does not belong on a black and white cookie!" To that I say, "Regional cuisine FTW!" Here's my gluten-free version. More

Cakespy: Black and White Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies

Paul Simon once sang that "everything looks worse in black and white." Clearly, the guy had never sampled a black and white ice cream sandwich cookie. Starting out with the classic New York deli treat and sandwiching it with chocolate and vanilla ice cream, this is basically a trinity of awesome: cakey cookies, sweet frosting, and creamy, rich ice cream. More

Cakespy: Red and Green Christmas Cookies

Black and white cookies are one of those curious regional treats, ubiquitous in the New York metro area and pockets of the mid-Atlantic states, but (sadly) few and far between in other areas of the country. Fortunately, this recipe allows you to have them no matter where you are, dressed up in their holiday best with red and green frosting for a sweet presentation on holiday trays. More

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