Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies

Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

I LOVE a good cookie. These are slightly similar to a pecan sandy in texture with the exception that its a sandwich cookie. YUM!!!


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Serves:

Makes 2 1/2 Dozen Cookies

Prep:

4 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
butter, softened
1 pkg
(3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
sour cream
1 large
egg
1 Tbsp
hazelnut liqueur
2 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/3 c
finely chopped hazelnuts
sugar

FILLING

1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
3/4 c
milk chocolate chips, melted and slightly cooled
3 to 5 tablespoons milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large mixing bowl, combine 1c sugar, butter, cream cheese, sour cream, egg and liqueur.
Beat at medium speed with mixer until well blended.
Add flour and baking powder.
Beat at low speed until soft dough forms.
2
Stir in hazelnuts.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Chill for 2 to 3 hours or until firm.
3
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls
Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Flatten balls with the bottom of a drinking glass, dipping glass in additional granulated sugar to prevent sticking.
Bake for 8 to 11 minutes or until set.
Cool completely
4
In small mixing bowl, combine filling ingredients
Beat at high speed until light and fluffy.
Spread about 2 teaspoons of filling on each bottom of 1/2 of the cookie batch.
Gently press bottoms of remaining cookies against the filling to form sandwiches.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids