Almond Sandwich Cookies A perfect addition to a bridal shower or luncheon, these cookies come together fast. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on October 12, 2012 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: 100209341.tif Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 30 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cardamom ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking powder 1 egg, slightly beaten ½ cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup slivered almonds 1 recipe Vanilla Cream (see recipe below) Vanilla Cream ⅓ cup butter, softened 1 ¾ cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Preheat oven to 325 degree F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, or line cookie sheet with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a large mixing bowl combine oats, sugar, flour, cardamom, salt, and baking powder. In a medium bowl whisk together the egg, butter, and vanilla until well combined. Add egg mixture to the flour mixture; stir until well combined. Add the almonds and stir until evenly distributed. Drop level teaspoons of dough 3 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are brown. Let cookies cool completely, then peel from parchment paper or foil. Repeat with remaining dough. For each sandwich cookie, spread bottom side of a cookie with a rounded teaspoon of Vanilla Cream. Place a cookie, top side up, on top of filling. Makes 30 to 36 filled cookies. Vanilla Cream In a large mixing bowl beat together butter with 1 cup of the powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in vanilla. Gradually beat in the rest of the powdered sugar until mixture is smooth. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 139 Calories 8g Fat 16g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 30 Calories 139 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 21mg 7% Sodium 62mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 12g Protein 2g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 51mg 1% Folate, total 4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.