03 December 2012

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)
Cookies:

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.

Filling:

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. 

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