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Holiday Spumoni Cookies

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Holiday Spumoni Cookies

Spumoni cookies are a creative twist on the classic Italian dessert, featuring the same delightful combination of cherry, chocolate, and pistachio flavors.

 

Yield

78 servings

Prep

20 min

Cook

10 min

Ready

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Where did Spumoni Cookies come from?

Spumoni cookies have a fascinating history that takes us on a journey through Italian-American culture. The name "Spumoni" originates from the Italian word "spumone," which means "foam."

This refers to the light and airy texture of the traditional Italian dessert, spumoni, which is a molded gelato featuring layers of cherry, pistachio, and chocolate.

As Italian immigrants made their way to the United States, they brought their beloved spumoni dessert with them.

Over time, the concept of spumoni transformed into a delightful cookie version that is now enjoyed by many.

Spumoni cookies are a creative twist on the classic Italian dessert, featuring the same delightful combination of cherry, chocolate, and pistachio flavors.

These cookies are a delicious fusion of Italian heritage and American ingenuity, making them a unique and delightful treat for any occasion.

So, the next time you enjoy a Spumoni cookie, take a moment to appreciate the history and cultural fusion that has made this delightful treat possible.

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
1 cup butter
softened
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½ cup sugar
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1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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1 large eggs
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2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
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¼ cup pistachio nuts
or toasted almonds, chopped
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6 drops food coloring
green
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1 ounces unsweetened chocolate
unweetened chocolate, melted, cooled
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2 tablespoons maraschino cherries
drained, finely chopped
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½ teaspoon salt
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
237 ml butter
softened
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118 ml sugar
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5 ml vanilla extract
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1 each eggs
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532 ml all-purpose flour
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59 ml pistachio nuts
or toasted almonds, chopped
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6 drops food coloring
green
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28.9 ml/g unsweetened chocolate
unweetened chocolate, melted, cooled
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3E+1 ml maraschino cherries
drained, finely chopped
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2.5 ml salt
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Directions

First get these a few ingredients ready.

Mix butter, sugar, vanilla and eggs. Stir in flour and salt.

Cut the butter into small pieces and put into a large bowl.
Add the flour and salt into the mixture.

Divide dough into 3 equal parts.

Stir until well combined.
Divide the dough into three equal parts.

Mix nuts and food coloring in one part. Mix chocolate into 1 part. Mix cherries into remaining part.

Squeeze a few drops of green food coloring.

Pour the metled and cooled chocolate into the second part.
Next add the finely chopped cherries into the third part.

Line bottom and ends of loaf pan (9x5x3) with aluminum foil, allowing ends of foil to extend 5-inches over each end of pan.

Press nut dough evenly in bottom of pan.

Press green nut dough evenly in bottom of pan.

Press chocolate dough on top of nut dough. Press cherry dough on top of chocolate dough.

Press chocolate dough on top of nut dough.
when dough is ready, unfold foil.

Cover dough with extended ends of foil. Refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than six weeks.

Cover dough with extended ends of foil. Heat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Remove foil and dough from pan; remove foil.

Cut dough crosswise into ¼ inch slices; cut each slice into half.

Remove foil and dough from pan, remove foil.
Cut dough crosswise into 1/4-inch slices; cut each slice into half.

Place about 1-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Place about 1-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake cookies until set, about 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.

Let cool completely.

Buttery, flakey and delicious.
Holiday Spumoni Cookies


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Comments


tmantom

I WILL TRY THEY LOOK TASTY

 

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 9g (0.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4358% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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