12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate and Wintergreen Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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Time for some  Chocolate and Wintergreen Sandwich Cookies today for the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies! I can’t believe how close we are to Christmas!
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These sandwich cookies are a great holiday treat!  The cookie is crisp and has a delicate milk chocolate flavor that is not overpowering.  The wintergreen filling pairs nicely with the milk chocolate cookie and the white chocolate topping! Chocolate and Wintergreen Sandwich Cookies Recipe coming up!

 

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 1/2 ounces melted chocolate
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup melted white chocolate

Makes approximately 4 dozen sandwich cookies.

Filling

  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • small amount of milk
  • 1/4 tsp wintergreen flavoring

In large mixing bowl, combine shortening and sugar until well blended.  Add egg, milk, and melted chocolate.

Sift remaining ingredients together in separate bowl and add to creamed mixture.

Chill dough in small portions for 1-2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Working with a little dough to a time, roll out onto well floured surface to approximately 1/4″ thick.  Cut into 2-3″ rounds.

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Bake for 10 minutes in preheated oven.

Allow cookies to cool completely.

To make filling, combine confectioners’ sugar, milk, and flavoring until desired consistency is achieved.

Spread a generous amount of filling between two cooled cookies, drizzle with melted white chocolate and enjoy!

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies Chocolate and Wintergreen Sandwich Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookie
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 48
 
Chocolate and Wintergreen Sandwich Cookies
Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2½ ounces melted chocolate
  • 2½ cups cake flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup melted white chocolate
  • Makes approximately 4 dozen sandwich cookies.
  • Filling
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • small amount of milk
  • ¼ tsp wintergreen flavoring
Instructions
  1. In large mixing bowl, combine shortening and sugar until well blended. Add egg, milk, and melted chocolate.
  2. Sift remaining ingredients together in separate bowl and add to creamed mixture.
  3. Chill dough in small portions for 1-2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Working with a little dough to a time, roll out onto well floured surface to approximately ¼" thick. Cut into 2-3" rounds.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes in preheated oven.
  7. Allow cookies to cool completely.
  8. To make filling, combine confectioners' sugar, milk, and flavoring until desired consistency is achieved.
  9. Spread a generous amount of filling between two cooled cookies, drizzle with melted white chocolate and enjoy!

 

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About the author: Racquel is a stay at home mom with an extensive background in interior home design. She loves baking & creating beautifully decorated treats, cooking new and unique recipes for the whole family, designing and decorating on a budget with upcycled projects, and making kid and grown-up crafts.

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  • looks so good.yummy.gonna try these for sure

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  • You must bake every day! These look fabulous. Sandwich cookies are my fave!

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  • You must bake every day! These look fabulous. Sandwich cookies are my fave!

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