Beef Burger Recipes

When you're craving the meatiest, most succulent burgers around, page through this collection of irresistible beefy takes on the great American sandwich. The toppings won't disappoint: We stacked beef burgers with an assortment of final finishes, including fried eggs and tangy shredded pickles.

View Slideshow

How to Make Popcorn Balls

This all-time favorite dessert is offers instant nostalgia (remember Grandma making them?). Bring them into your own kitchen with our incredible easy steps.

View Video

5-Minute Lunch Box Ideas

Lunch, fast. Two words that may mean a drive-through to you, but we have more than a dozen ways to pack your lunch box with a delicious meal in 5 minutes. Noon just got tastier.

View Slideshow

How to Make Kombucha

Kombucha tea is a fermented tea gaining popularity for its health benefits as a functional drink. You can find lots of kombucha tea products in health food stores and on supermarket shelves, but you can make kombucha at home using our kombucha recipe and tips for how to make kombucha, from making the SCOBY to bottling the finished kombucha.

See More

Quotes About Food That Nailed It!

You know those times you need to pause and rewind because a character in a movie or TV show just said something that's speaking directly to you? Food quotes make us do that. Here are some quotes about food that speak the truth.

View Slideshow

How to Mail Cookies

Send your famous cookie recipe to loved ones anywhere! See how to pack cookies so they won't crumble and other tips for how to mail cookies.

View Video

DIY Drink Stations

Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers play mixologist. We're sharing our favorite beverage stations, including an infused vodka station, a mojito station, and more. Once you set out the listed supplies, you're all ready to party!

View Slideshow
Popular in Food

Chocolate-Mint Checkerboard Cookies

The chocolate dough alternates with the green minty dough to make a fun pattern in these delicious cookies.

4.0 by 11 people
19K views
Rate me!
  • Yields: about 50 cookies
  • Prep: 50 mins
  • Chill: 2 hrs
  • Bake: 9 mins 350°F

Chocolate-Mint Checkerboard Cookies

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, baking powder, and salt. Beat until well combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in remaining flour.
  2. Divide dough in half. Into one half, stir in the cocoa powder and grated chocolate until combined; set aside. Into the second dough, stir in the mint extract and enough green paste food coloring to tint the dough green.
  3. Shape each portion of dough into a 7x2x2-inch brick. Wrap bricks in plastic wrap or waxed paper. Chill at least 2 hours or until dough is firm enough to slice. With a long sharp knife, cut each brick lengthwise into four slices. (You will have four pieces from each color of dough that are each 7 inches long and 2 inches wide.)
  4. Stack four pieces of dough together, alternating colors. (You will have two bricks, each with four layers.) Gently press together dough to seal layers. If necessary, wrap bricks in plastic wrap or waxed paper and chill for 30 minutes or until dough is firm enough to slice.
  5. Using a long sharp knife, cut each log lengthwise into four slices (Each piece will have four layers in alternating colors.) Stack four pieces of dough together, alternating colors, for a checkerboard effect. Trim edges as needed to straighten sides and ends. If necessary, wrap logs in plastic wrap or waxed paper and chill for 30 minutes or until firm enough to slice.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Using a sharp knife, cut logs crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place slices, cut sides down, 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are just firm. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; let cool. Makes about 50 cookies.

From the Test Kitchen

Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Comments

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...