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Caramel Creme Sandwich Cookies

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“These are my all-time favorite cookies. The recipe is my mother's. She usually makes them at Christmas, but I say make them anytime. After all, there is no bad time for good cookies.”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
40-48 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Cream 1 cup butter, then slowly add brown sugar and cream well.
  3. Blend in egg yolk, then stir in flour.
  4. Continue stirring until a ball of dough forms.
  5. Chill dough for easier handling.
  6. Shape dough into balls the size of large marbles.
  7. Flatten each ball of dough to about 1/8" thickness using palm of hand.
  8. Mark each cookie by pressing with a fork.
  9. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  10. While cookies are baking, slightly brown 3 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan.
  11. Remove saucepan from heat and blend in powdered sugar.
  12. Gradually add vanilla and evaporated milk, stirring until a spreading consistency is achieved.
  13. Spread filling on one cookie, then top with a second cookie.
  14. Pour a tall glass of cold milk and enjoy the cookies.

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