Yummy Little Almond Sandwich Cookies

These easy, elegant, tiny sandwich cookies are sure to be a crowd pleaser at showers, tea parties or anytime a little nibble is on the menu.

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  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 90
 

Ingredients

Cookies

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
tablespoon granulated sugar

Filling

2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
4
teaspoons milk
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
drop red food color

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and almond extract until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 180 (1/2-inch) balls. Place balls 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Press bottom of glass dipped into granulated sugar on each ball until 1/4 inch thick; prick top of each with a fork.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes until set but not brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spread about 1 teaspoon filling on bottoms of half of the cookies. Top each with another cookie, bottom side down; press gently. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and almond extract until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 180 (1/2-inch) balls. Place balls 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Press bottom of glass dipped into granulated sugar on each ball until 1/4 inch thick; prick top of each with a fork.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes until set but not brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spread about 1 teaspoon filling on bottoms of half of the cookies. Top each with another cookie, bottom side down; press gently. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a more festive platter, add a drop of food color to the filling. For more sparkle, use coarse granulated sugar.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Sandwich Cookies
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.