NYC Classics: Black & White Vegan Cookie Recipe

9 Jul 2018

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BW Cookies

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Black and White Cookies

Makes: 18 cookies
Active time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

For the cookies:

  • 2 & 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 & 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup nondairy butter
  • 1/4 cup nondairy milk, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For the icing:

  • 3 & 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup boiling water, plus more if needed
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup nondairy semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 (18 x 12-inch) baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In another large bowl, combine the sugar and butter and beat until creamy, about 5 minutes. Add the milk and vanilla and beat until incorporated. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture in batches, beating after each addition, until combined.
  3. Scoop the dough, 1/4 cup at a time, onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing the scoops 3 inches apart. Flatten them slightly with your hands (keep your hands wet to prevent the dough from sticking). Allow room between the scoops as the cookies will spread as they bake.
  4. Bake the cookies for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow the cookies to cool 2 minutes on the baking sheets and then carefully flip the cookies over and transfer them, upside down, to a wire rack to cool completely.
  5. While the cookies are cooling, make the icing. In a large mixing bowl, combine the confectioners’ sugar, boiling water, and vanilla. Mix well to get a spreadable icing. Add a little more water, if needed. Using an offset spatula, spread a thin layer of icing onto the flat side, the former bottom, of each cookie. Return the cookies to the wire rack to dry. You should have about 1/2 cup of icing left.

 

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vikas4 YEARS AGO
@michaelsuchman oh man this brings back memories of the b&w cookie episode!
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michaelsuchman4 YEARS AGO
Look to the cookie!
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@vikas profile image
vikas4 YEARS AGO
😂😂😂
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lou4 YEARS AGO
looks like a fun and simple recipe!
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