German Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Stephanie L.


I received this recipe in my inbox this morning.German chocolate cake is my all time favorite cake and I love cookies so I know I will love these.Haven't made them yet but will very soon. Today is my day off,if I have all the ingredients I may whip up a batch.

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makes 36 cookies



2/3 c sugar
1/4 c butter
1 (5 oz can) evaporated milk
1 egg,beaten
1 1/3 c flaked coconut
3/4 c finely chopped pecans


1 1/2 c sugar
3/4 c butter,softened
1/4 c milk
2 eggs
1 1/2 t. vanilla
3/4 c unsweetened cocoa
1 t. baking soda
1 3/4 c flour


1Combine all filling ingredients except coconut and pecans in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Stir in coconut and pecans. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Heat oven to 350°F. Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar and 3/4 cup butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add milk, eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cocoa and baking soda. Beat at low speed until well mixed.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until top springs back lightly when touched. Cool completely.

Spread 1 level tablespoonful filling on flat-side of 1 cookie; top with second cookie, flat-side down. Squeeze together gently. Repeat with remaining cookies.

About German Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American