Spumoni Cookies

These are inspired by Spumoni ice cream with three different doughs flavored with cherries, pistachios, and chocolate.

Spumoni Cookies

Ingredients

Cherry Dough

  • 1/4 c. salted butter, softened
  • 1/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/4 c. All-Purpose flour
  • 4 oz./1/2 c. maraschino cherries, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbs. maraschino cherry juice
Spumoni Cookies Dough

Pistachio Dough

  • 1/4 c. salted butter, softened
  • 1/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 6 drops green food coloring
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 c. All-Purpose flour
  • 3/4 c. roasted pistachios, roughly chopped
Spumoni Cookies

Chocolate Dough

  • 1/4 c. salted butter, softened
  • 1/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 c. All-Purpose flour
  • 1 tbs. Dutch-Process cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c. mini chocolate chips

Yields Approximately 18 cookies.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

For the Cherry Dough: Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl, then add the egg and vanilla extract. Beat to combine. In a small bowl, stir together the Kosher salt, baking powder, baking soda, and All-Purpose flour. Add the flour mixture a little at a time, scraping the bowl after each addition. Add the cherries and cherry juice and mix until just combined. Set dough aside.

For the Pistachio Dough: Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl, then add the egg, vanilla extract, and food coloring. Beat to combine. In a small bowl, stir together the Kosher salt, baking powder, baking soda, and All-Purpose flour. Add the flour mixture a little at a time, scraping the bowl after each addition. Add the pistachios and mix until just combined. Set dough aside.

For the Chocolate Dough: Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl, then add the egg and vanilla extract. Beat to combine. In a small bowl, stir together the Kosher salt, baking powder, baking soda, and All-Purpose flour, and cocoa powder. Add the flour mixture a little at a time, scraping the bowl after each addition. Add the chocolate chips and mix until just combined.

Take a tablespoon-sized scoop of each dough, and roll them together in your hands to combine the dough. Place dough balls on baking sheets lined with parchment paper and bake for 11-14 minutes until the cookies are lightly brown on the edges.

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