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12 Days of Cookies Day 12: Ginger & Marmalade Sandwiches

Written on December 25, 2013 at 9:00 am , by

Merry Christmas! For our final cookie recipe for the #RRCookiecCountdown, we’re sharing a spicy, sweet sandwich cookie that’s sure to impress any guest, family member or even Santa himself! Be sure to check out all of our Cookie Countdown recipes and have a happy holiday!

Ginger & Marmalade Sandwich Cookies

2 sticks butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 egg yolks

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp. coarse salt

1 tsp. ground ginger

3/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger

orange marmalade

melted chocolate

1. In a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar on medium until pale and fluffy, 5 minutes. Scrape down the bowl. Beat in the yolks and vanilla until just combined.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, ginger and salt, then combine with the butter mixture on low speed until just incorporated. Mix in the crystallized ginger.

3. Halve the dough, form into 1.5-inch-diameter long logs, tightly wrap in parchment paper and chill 2 hours.

4. Trim off the ends, then slice the logs into 1/4-inch-thick rounds. Transfer cookies to cookie sheets.

5. Bake at 350 degrees until golden, 17 to 20 minutes. Cool cookies on racks.

6. Spread half of the cookies with 1 tsp. orange marmalade each. Top with the remaining cookies. Drizzle with melted chocolate.

 

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12 Days of Cookies Day 10: Coconut-Caramel & Choco-Mint Sandwiches

Written on December 23, 2013 at 9:00 am , by

With just two days left until Christmas, our #RRCookieCountdown is coming to a sweet (but sad!) close. To keep your spirits high, enjoy these two sandwich cookie recipes that embrace some of our all-time favorite flavors: Caramel, coconut and peppermint!

Coconut-Caramel Sandwich Cookies

2 sticks butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 egg yolks

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp. coarse salt

3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut + more for rolling

dulce de leche

1. In a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar on medium until pale and fluffy, 5 minutes. Scrape down the bowl. Beat in the yolks and vanilla until just combined.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, coconut and salt, then combine with the butter mixture on low speed until just incorporated.

3. Halve the dough, form into 1.5-inch-diameter long logs, tightly wrap in parchment paper and chill 2 hours.

4. Trim off the ends, then slice the logs into 1/4-inch-thick rounds. Transfer cookies to cookie sheets.

5. Bake at 350 degrees until golden, 17 to 20 minutes. Cool cookies on racks.

6. Spread half of the cookies with 1 tsp. dulce de leche each. Top with the remaining cookies.

7. Spread dulce de leche on the sides of each sandwich; roll in toasted coconut.

 

Choco-Mint Sandwich Cookies

2 sticks butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 egg yolks

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

1 cup flour

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 tsp. coarse salt

1 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract

Easy Icing

green food color

 

1. In a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar on medium until pale and fluffy, 5 minutes. Scrape down the bowl. Beat in the yolks and vanilla until just combined.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, cocoa powder and salt, then combine with the butter mixture on low speed until just incorporated. Chill for 15 minutes.

3. Halve the dough, form into 1.5-inch-diameter long logs, tightly wrap in parchment paper and chill 2 hours.

4. Trim off the ends, then slice the logs into 1/4-inch-thick rounds. Transfer cookies to cookie sheets.

5. Bake at 350 degrees until golden, 17 to 20 minutes. Cool cookies on racks.

6. Add peppermint extract to easy icing and tint with green food color. Chill until icing is spreadable.

7. Spread half the cookies with icing; top with the remaining cookies.

7. Spread dulce de leche on the sides of each sandwich; roll in toasted coconut.

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