Mint Buttercream Sandwich Cookies

Blogger Cate O'Malley from Sweetnicks shares a super simple Mint Buttercream Sandwich Cookie recipe that is the perfect way to dress up your holiday cookie platter.

  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
Sanding sugar, if desired

Mint Buttercream Frosting

2 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
tablespoons whole milk
1/4
teaspoon mint extract
  • 1 Cut dough into 24 slices, using sharp knife. Bake cookies according to wrapper directions except sprinkle dough with sanding sugar before baking; cool completely before frosting.
  • 2 While cookies are cooling, make Mint Buttercream Frosting. In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Stir in mint extract and 1 tablespoon milk. Gradually beat in just enough remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, a few drops at a time. If frosting becomes too thin, beat in a small amount of powdered sugar.
  • 3 To make sandwiches, on each of 12 cookies, top sides down, spread thin layer frosting almost to edge. Top frosting with remaining cookies, top sides up; press together slightly.
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