Cardamom Print Sandwich Cookies

Enjoy these baked cardamom and cinnamon flavored sandwich cookies – perfect dessert to treat a crowd!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1
cup butter, softened
1
egg
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon cardamom
1
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
cup sugar

Filling

2
tablespoons butter
1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
4
to 5 teaspoons milk
  • 1 In large bowl, combine brown sugar and 1 cup butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add egg; blend well. Add flour, cardamom and cinnamon; mix well. If necessary, cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. For each cookie, dip bottom of glass that has textured base in sugar; flatten dough ball to form 1 1/2-inch round.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until firm to the touch. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium saucepan over medium heat; cook until light golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in all remaining filling ingredients, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. For each sandwich cookie, spread about 1 teaspoon filling between 2 cooled cookies.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich Cookie
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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