Santa Sandwiches

Santa Sandwiches

My daughter will revolt if we don't have these at Christmas time!

Dough Chills for 4 hours. Then preheat oven to 375.

Cookie Ingredients:

  • 1.25 cups flour
  • 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp mint extract
Filling Ingredients:
  • 2.5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 TBSP milk
  • 1/2 tsp mint extract
  • Green or red food coloring (optional)

Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in egg, vanilla, and mint extract. slowly mix in baking soda, salt, cocoa and flour. 

Divide dough in half. Shape each piece into a log 1.5 inches in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 4 hours.

Slice each log into 1/8th to 1/4th inch thick slices. Place on parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool cookies.


Beat butter until creamy. Add powdered sugar, milk and mint extract. If using food coloring, divide frosting in 1/2. Mix in red and/or green food coloring.

Spread bottom of cookie with frosting. Top with another cookie.