Free Recipe Checkerboards

Recipe Type: Free Cookie Recipes
Recipe Preparation: bake
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 1

Ingredients for Checkerboards Recipe

1 c Room temp unsalted butter
1/2 c Sugar
2 ts Vanilla
2-1/4 c Flour
1/4 c Unsweetened cocoa powder

Checkerboards Preparation

Beat butter, sugar & vanilla in large bowl with mixer until fluffy. With mixer on low, gradually beat in flour just til blended. Remove half of the dough to a sheet of waxed paper. Shape into a ball & divide in half. Add cocoa to dough remaining in bowl & beat on low until well blended. Divide in half. With lightly floured hands, roll each of the 4 pieces (start with the 2 without cocoa) into a rope 11 long. On a sheet of waxed paper, put a chocolate rope & a plain rope side by side & touching.Top the chocolate rope with the remaining plain & the plain one with the chocolate one to form a checkerboard pattern. Lightly press down on log, then turn a log a quarter turn & lightly press down again. Repeat until log is squared off & 12 long. Wrap airtight & freeze 8 hours or until hard. Let dough stand at room temp about 20 minutes. Heat oven to 350. Have ungreased cookie sheets ready. Cut dough in 60 slices. Place 1 apart on ungreased sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes until edges of plain dough are golden. Remove to wire rack to cool. Store airtight up to 2 weeks or freeze. File

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