chocolate sandwich cookies with peppermint creme
yet another sugary confection from littlefoodie jr. we have about 19,234,986,3424 candy canes hanging around and just as much energy to throw into days and days of baking.
chocolate flaky cookies and a cream cheesy filling...oh yes!
i got the recipe off of epicurious a while back...the cookie part remains the same with a touch less sugar but i changed the filling up to suit our desires of candy cane and peppermint goodness. try these and i swear you will be in love! plus, they are so festive and cute right now!
1 3/ cup unbleached ap flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (preferably Dutch-process)
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temp
1 lg egg
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temp
1/4 cup cream cheese, room temp
4 peppermint candy canes, crushed
preheat oven to 350F.
whisk flour, cocoa and salt together. beat butter and sugar until fluffy and light. add egg and combine. add in dry.
put in the fridge about an hour.
scoop about 1 tbl or so of filling out and roll into ball. flatten and place on baking sheet.
bake 11 min. cool completley
beat butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar until combined. fold in crushed candy canes.
when cookies are cooled dollop filling onto one side of cookie and sandwich it with another! eat a million!