Have Anyone Ever Made Black And White Cookies From A White Mix?!

Baking By JackiSto Updated 29 Jul 2014 , 2:48pm by Kathy107

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JackiSto Posted 27 Jun 2014 , 6:02pm
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Well... that's my question... lol Has anyone ever tried this??? I have it in my head that it will work... I haven't found a good vanilla cake that works for me yet, so I was going to give a mix a go with B&W cookies!

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MimiFix Posted 27 Jun 2014 , 6:48pm
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Chocolate cake is also a good base for Black & Whites. I don't use mixes. I make either my chocolate cake or yellow cake recipe for these cookies and add enough flour to make a very thick batter.

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JackiSto Posted 27 Jun 2014 , 9:55pm
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AI make a stellar chocolate cake! But for some reason my white and yellow scratch cakes always have the texture of cornbread! I'll try thickening my batter up with some cake flour.

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ElizaW Posted 18 Jul 2014 , 2:11pm
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Never made them from a mix.  I have made them with a recipe from Brown Eyed Baker.  Not sure if she posts here or not but I can attest to the recipe being right on target with the NY bakery B&W cookies.  Not sure if this is what you are looking for or not, here is a link to her recipe:




I have made these numerous times for my late mother (originally from Upstate NY) and a good friend from the Bronx.  They both agreed that they were exactly the same as what they used to get from the NY deli's.  Mom said even better!

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Kathy107 Posted 29 Jul 2014 , 2:48pm
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Arthur Schwartz's Black and White Cookie Recipe is the best.  I tried several others.  Scroll down on the link for full recipe.



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