Black and White Icing:



  • Cookies. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover 2 baking sheets with nonstick aluminum foil; set aside.

  • In medium-size bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. In large bowl, beat together sugar and butter until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute. Beat in egg until well combined. On low speed, alternately beat in flour mixture and the buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

  • Drop 1/4 cupfuls of dough onto prepared baking sheets, spacing 3 inches apart and spreading into large circles, about 4 inches across.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 13 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers tests clean. Remove cookies to rack to cool.

Black and White Icing.

  • In medium-size bowl, stir together confectioners' sugar, 3 tablespoons milk and vanilla until smooth but thick enough to coat cookie. Set aside 1/2 cup icing in small bowl; stir cocoa powder and remaining 2 teaspoons milk into bowl until smooth.

  • Turn over cookies. Spread white icing over one half of each cookie, and chocolate icing over other half. Let stand at room temp until set, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

323 calories; 9 g total fat; 47 mg cholesterol; 248 mg sodium. 59 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein;