Almond Sandwich Cookies

A perfect addition to a bridal shower or luncheon, these cookies come together fast.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
30

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

  • cup butter, softened

  • 1 ¾ cup powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

139 Calories
8g Fat
16g Carbs
2g Protein
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.