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Cocktails and cookies to enjoy during the ‘big blackout’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Westin sits on the southern edge of the full eclipse, and they say they wanted to create a treat and cocktail reflecting their anticipated view of the event as it unfolds in downtown Kansas City. Lean how to make them in the video player above.

Over The KC Moon cocktail

2 Oz Cold Brew
1 oz Grand Marnier
1 oz B&B
½ oz simple syrup
1-2 dashes of Pernod

Stir all ingredients and pour over ice sphere in an old fashion glass. Top with vanilla whipped cream. Garnish with a chocolate dipped candied orange slice.

Vanilla Sun and Cocoa Moon Pies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie

oil 1/2 c
butter 8oz
brown sugar 2lbs
vanilla extract 2tbl
eggs 4 each
salt 1/2 tbl
ap flour 2 c
rolled oats 8 c
cinnamon 1/2 tbl
baking powder 1 tsp
baking soda 1 tsp
cocoa powder 1.25 c
cream 1/2 c

Vanilla Oatmeal Cookie

Oil 1/2 c
butter 8oz
brown sugar 2lbs
vanilla bean paste 2tbl
eggs 4 each
salt 1/2 tbl
ap flour 3.25 c
rolled oats 8 c
cinnamon 1/2 tbl
baking powder 1 tsp
baking soda 1 tsp
cream 1/2 c

Method

cream oil, butter, and sugar

add in the eggs and vanilla mix well and incorporate a lot of air

combine all the dry ingredients and add in all at once

mix only to incorporate

use purple scoop (#40, 3/4oz) for the cocoa cookies
use gray scoop for the vanilla bean cookies (#8, 4oz)

use a 2” cookie cutter to cut out the cookies in a cresent shape after they are baked.

use lemon buttercream to fill and sandwich cookies

and white chocolate croquant for garnish

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