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Almond Buttercream Sandwich Cookies

Almond Buttercream Sandwich Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 42
A rich creamy frosting nestles between two melt-in-your-mouth cookies for a sandwich cookie favorite.
Updated December 16, 2011
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
60mg
2%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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