Checkerboard Cookies

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Cookies Unlimited

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2000

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This fun cookie is easy to make when you have equal amounts of vanilla and chocolate doughs. Follow the directions below exactly, especially with regard to the chilling times, and your reward will be perfect checkerboard cookies.



  1. Press the French Vanilla Sablés dough into a 1-inch-thick square, then wrap and chill. Do the same with the Dark Chocolate Sablés dough. Chill the doughs for several hours or up to several days.
  2. When you are ready to form the cookies, remove the vanilla dough from the refrigerator, unwrap it, and on a floured surface roll it out to an 8 X 12-inch rectangle, abo