"This Neapolitan inspired butter cookie recipe starts with an almond-flavored dough mixed with chopped walnuts, a cocoa powder chocolate dough, and lastly a pink dough to represent the strawberry layer. These Neapolitan cookies are buttery soft with a delicate crunch featuring all the colors and flavors of the well-loved Neapolitan ice cream. Today marks the first day of our 12 days of Christmas cookies for 2021. We’re kicking it off with this Neapolitan inspired butter cookie starting with a light almond-flavored dough mixed with chopped walnuts, a cocoa powder chocolate dough, and lastly a pink dough to represent the strawberry layer. "
Cooking Vessel Size9x5 loaf pan, stand mixer, baking sheet, wire cooling racks
- 1 cup Unsalted Butter
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- 1 Egg
- 1 teaspoon Almond Extract
- 2 cups All Purpose Flour
- 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1 cup Walnuts
- 1 tablespoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- Pink Food Coloring
Cream together butter and sugar in a stand mixer with a whisk attachment for 5 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
Add the egg and almond extract, mix again scraping down the sides as needed.
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