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Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

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!.

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    48
    cookies (4 dozen)
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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)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk or up to 4 if needed

Instructions

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.