Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
12 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
48 cookies (4 dozen)

A creamy powdered sugar frosting is squeezed between two chocolate wafers for these delicious homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies. Perfect when you need an elegant special treat!.

Ingredients

  • COOKIES
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter), softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk or up to 4 if needed

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

FOR COOKIES:
COMBINE
brown sugar, 3/4 cup butter and water in large, heavy-duty saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until butter is melted. Add morsels; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Drop by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on baking sheets for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR FILLING:
BEAT
powdered sugar, 1/3 cup butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Add milk until smooth and of desired spreading consistency.

SPREAD about 2 teaspoons filling onto flat-side of 1 cookie; top with second cookie, flat-side down. Squeeze together gently. Repeat with remaining cookies.

FOR CHOCOLATE MINT SANDWICH COOKIES:
SUBSTITUTE
1/8 teaspoon peppermint or mint extract for vanilla extract in filling.

Makes about 4 dozen sandwich cookies.


Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/48 cookies (4 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 160
  • Calories from Fat 60

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 6g 10%
  • Saturated Fat 4g 19%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 115mg 5%
  • Carbohydrates 25g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 2%
  • Sugars 17g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%

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