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Chocolate Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies

Treat your family to these cocoa sandwich cookies that are made using Pillsbury® Gingerbread Cookies and filled with vanilla - perfect for dessert.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

Cookies

1/4
cup sugar
1
roll (30 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated gingerbread cookies
1/2
cup baking cocoa

Filling

4
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup butter, softened
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
to 3 tablespoons milk

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, place sugar.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cocoa until well blended. Shape dough into 64 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Press each flat, with smooth-bottomed glass dipped in sugar.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Spread about 2 heaping teaspoons filling between bottoms of pairs of cooled cookies.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, place sugar.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cocoa until well blended. Shape dough into 64 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Press each flat, with smooth-bottomed glass dipped in sugar.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Spread about 2 heaping teaspoons filling between bottoms of pairs of cooled cookies.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich Cookie
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
25mg
25%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.