Almond Buttercream Sandwich Cookies

Almond Buttercream Sandwich Cookies

A rich creamy frosting nestles between two melt-in-your-mouth cookies for a sandwich cookie favorite.

Prep Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

About 3 1/2 dozen sandwich cookies

1
pouch Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
Butter and egg called for on cookie mix pouch
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1/2
cup coarse white decorator sugar or granulated sugar
2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
4
teaspoons milk
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
3
tablespoons Betty Crocker® candy sprinkles
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Make cookie dough by blending cookie mix, butter and egg as called for on package, flour and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract until soft dough forms.
  2. Roll dough into about 84 (1/2-inch) balls. Roll each ball in white decorator sugar. Place balls 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set. Cool; place cookies on cooling racks.
  3. Beat powdered sugar, butter, milk and almond extract on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spread about 1 teaspoon filling on 1 cookie. Top with second cookie; press together gently. Immediately roll edge of cookie in sprinkles. Store in refrigerator.
Makes About 3 1/2 dozen sandwich cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Use Betty Crocker® frosting instead of the powdered sugar frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.