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Spice Cookie Sandwiches

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“I created this recipe on an early fall afternoon after I had looked all over for the perfect spice cookie recipe, and never finding exactly what I wanted. I'm not a fan of nuts in my cookies, but I'm sure it would be fantastic with the chopped walnuts mixed into the dough.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
24 sandwiches
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream brown sugar and shortening together in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, mix eggs, milk, and vanilla.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix spices, flour, and baking soda.
  5. Alternate mixing the dry and the wet ingredients into the sugar and shortening mixture to form a wet dough.
  6. Refrigerate for approximately 30 minutes.
  7. Form small teaspoon sized doughballs (about the diameter of a quarter) with your hands and roll around in a bowl of granulated sugar to cover cookie. Place on cookie sheet and bake for 9 minutes.
  8. While cookies are chilling, cream together all remaining ingredients to make the frosting.
  9. Once cookies are out of the oven, let cool for 15 minutes. Then put a quarter sized dollop of cream cheese frosting between two like sized cookies to form a sandwich. Once all cookies are sandwiched, drizzle remaining frosting over the top of all cookies.

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