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Maggiano’s Little Italy Chef Tips: 4 Ways to Use Vera’s Lemon Cookies

Written on September 19, 2013

One of Maggiano’s most cherished desserts is Vera’s Lemon Cookies. These crescent shaped lemon delights glazed with lemon frosting are always hit. Guests love the tins they receive when they order by the dozen. With that in mind, we have four ways to reinvent the wheel…ahem, Vera’s Lemon Cookies.

Maggiano’s Little Italy Chef Tips: 4 Ways to Use Vera’s Lemon Cookies

1. Make cookie sandwiches: mix vanilla frosting with crumbled graham crackers and spread between two Vera’s Lemon Cookies.
2. Create a delicious parfait: layer blueberry filling, crumbled Vera’s Lemon Cookies, and whipped cream to create a refreshing, light dessert. Sprinkle some shaved coconut on top to finish it off.
3. Use Vera’s Lemon Cookies to make a crust for cheesecake. Get the recipe.
4. Crushed cookies make a perfect as a crust for lemon tarts!

What other ways would you use Vera’s Lemon Cookies to upgrade your homemade desserts? Talk to your server about taking a tin of Vera’s Lemon Cookies home so you can try some of these clever recipes. We invite you to the warm atmosphere at Maggiano’s Little Italy for your next meal out or special occasion. We also invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest, and watch us on YouTube for more recipes and ideas.

  • Jane Kirchner

    Love the Vera’s Lemon Cookies at Maggiano’s. Do you have a recipe for these cookies? Always have a great experience at Maggiano’s. We go for lunch and on special family occasions. Took my son to dinner right before he went into the Army, and he loved it!! Thanks to all the staff for always a wonderful meal and grand atmosphere! Wanted the recpie to send cookies to my son and his baddle buddies. Thanks!!
    Jane Kirchner

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