Double-Frosted Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Dress up ordinary sandwich cookies into special chocolate-dipped cookies. The microwave makes it easy, and you make it fun.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 3

Ingredients

1
package (10 ounces) white baking chips
4
teaspoons shortening
1
package (16 ounces) chocolate sandwich cookies
1
package (10 ounces) mint-chocolate chips

  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Place white chips and 2 teaspoons of the shortening in microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on medium (50%) 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 2 Dip 21 of the cookies, one at a time, into white mixture; place on waxed paper on cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until coating is set.
  • 3 Place chocolate chips and remaining 2 teaspoons shortening in microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on medium (50%) 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 4 Dip remaining cookies into chocolate mixture; place on waxed paper on cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until coating in set.
  • 5 Drizzle remaining chocolate mixture (reheat if mixture has hardened) over tops of white-coated cookies; let stand until set. Drizzle remaining white mixture (reheat if mixture has hardened) over tops of chocolate-coated cookies; let stand until set.

Expert Tips

To make a tree version, dip the edges of the cookies into the melted white chip mixture three times, giving each cookie a one-third turn between dips. Drizzle melted mint-flavored green candy coating wafters (available in specialty stores) over the top to form a tree.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
125
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
80 mg
80 %;
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
16 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.