MY KIDS' FAVORITE CARAMEL CREAM SANDWICH COOKIES

MiMi Marshall

By
@mimibel

This was MAJOR in our home while the 4 kids were growing up. Christmas still includes them.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4 dozen cookies
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg yolk, unbeaten
2 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
6 Tbsp
butter
4 1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
8 to 10 tsp
evaporated milk

Step-By-Step

1Cream 1 cup butter and gradually add brown sugar, creaming well. Blend in egg yolk; add flour. Stir until mixture forms a dough. Chill if necessary for easy handling. Shape into balls the size of a marble and flatten into 1/8 inch thickness with palm of hand. Mark or design by pressing with a fork (dipped in sugar) in one direction. Bake at 325 for 8 to 10 minutes or slightly brown. Ice while warm.
2Icing/filling
6 tbsp butter
4 1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
8 to 10 tsp. evaporated milk
3Slightly brown butter in saucepan. Remove from heat and blend powdered sugar. Gradually add vanilla and evaporated milk. Stir until spreading consistency. Spread icing on one cookie. Top with another cookie. Makes about 4 dozen

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy