Seven Layer Cookies are made up of stacked almond cakes, apricot preserves and enveloped by two layers of chocolate coating. There’s nothing average about these cookies. Get ready to be wowed.
I had no intention of making two desserts that involve seven layers in a row. None whatsoever. And it didn’t really dawn on me that I had done so until I took a look at my pictures this week.
I hope you don’t mind. If there’s anything that can beat a regular cookie, it must be one that consists of seven layers.
Seven extremely delicious layers to be exact.
When I found out that these cookies are made up of cakes, I could hardly contain my excitement. Any day that I get to combine two desserts, i.e. cookies and cake into one, is a major win in my books.
I don’t know about you, but I am always so impressed when I see layer cakes and imagine the amount of work that must have gone into creating them. Which is precisely why I had never attempted anything in that arena.
Oh wait, there was that one time when I tried making checkerboard cookies with the help of my brother-in-law and failed miserably. It was around Christmas time, I had just married into the family and all I wanted to do was show off my housewife skills.
Almost six years later, I finally decided to redeem myself.