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brownie sandwich cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jennifer Skelton
Fairview, TN

Just in time for the Super Bowl - football brownie sandwich cookies!

(1 rating)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For brownie sandwich cookies

  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 tsp
  • 2/3 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 lb
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
    fine sea salt
  • melted white chocolate for decoration

How To Make brownie sandwich cookies

  • 1
    In a bowl, whisk the flour, salt, and baking powder together.
  • 2
    In another bowl, beat together the butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until combined.
  • 3
    Add the cocoa powder slowly to the butter mixture. Then slowly add the flour mixture until a dough forms.
  • 4
    Roll dough into a log and wrap in plastic. Place dough in refrigerator for 1 hour or overnight.
  • 5
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • 6
    Roll out cookie dough to 1/4-inch thickness. To make football shapes, use the largest Wilton Oval Fondant cutter and cut as many shapes as possible.
  • 7
    Bake for 7-8 minutes depending on thickness and shape or until the edges are firm. Cool on pan for a few minutes then move to a wire cooling rack to cool completely before frosting.
  • 8
    For the Caramel Sauce:
  • 9
    In a small saucepan, put the water and sugar over medium-low heat. Measure cream and vanilla to have to ready to use when needed.
  • 10
    Continuously stir the sugar/water mixture until it turns golden. Once it turns golden, remove it from the heat so that it won't scorch.
  • 11
    Slowly add the cream and vanilla to the melted sugar. It will bubble and splatter, so mix slowly and carefully. Once fully mixed, set aside to cool completely.
  • 12
    For the Salted Caramel Buttercream:
  • 13
    Beat the butter and sugar together until it is creamy.
  • 14
    Add vanilla and sea salt and mix until incorporated.
  • 15
    Add about 1/2 of the caramel sauce to the buttercream and throughly mix.
  • 16
    To assemble the cookies, add the desired amount of buttercream to one side of a cookie and top with another cookie. Add football details with melted white chocolate.

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