Almond Buttercream Sandwich Cookies

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

  • Prep Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 42

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

Use Betty Crocker® frosting instead of the powdered sugar frosting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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.