Holiday Sandwich Cookies

Extra sweet and festively colorful, just like the holidays themselves, these cookies are easily accomplished with help from your little elves.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 30
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup miniature candy-coated semisweet chocolate baking bits
3/4
cup white vanilla baking chips
3/4
cup vanilla ready-to-spread frosting (from 16-oz container)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in chocolate baking bits. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With glass dipped in sugar, flatten each ball slightly.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; place on cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted, stirring every 15 seconds. Stir in frosting until smooth. For each sandwich cookie, spread 1 to 2 teaspoons frosting mixture on bottom of 1 cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; press gently.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in chocolate baking bits. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With glass dipped in sugar, flatten each ball slightly.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; place on cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted, stirring every 15 seconds. Stir in frosting until smooth. For each sandwich cookie, spread 1 to 2 teaspoons frosting mixture on bottom of 1 cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; press gently.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If your friends and family like raisins, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup to the dough with the chocolate baking bits.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 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:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.