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Mini Almond Sandwich Cookies

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  • 1 hr 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 90 servings
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These easy mini sandwich cookies are sure to be a crowd pleaser at showers and tea parties.

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

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

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Sandwich Cookies
Calories
33.3
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
1.4mg
0%
Sodium
28.5mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
6.0g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
1%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
0.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0.50%
0%
Iron
1.10%
1%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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