Soft Almond Sugar Sandwich Cookies

These are very delicious and festive looking cookies. You already have everything in your kitchen for these cute, sugar sandwich, one bite-sized cookies.

Soft Almond Sugar Sandwich Cookies – Recipe

The way of preparations – easy

Prep time

  • Prep time – 45 minutes
  • Cooking time – 10 minutes

Yields – 5 dozen

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • Red food coloring, optional
  • Coarse sugar for the top

Frosting:

  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • pinch of cocoa powder
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions on ow to make Soft Almond Sugar Sandwich Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix sugar, butter and shortening.
  • Add the egg and almond extract.
  • In a separate bowl, mix flour, and baking powder until all combined and pour into butter/egg mixture.
  • Make rough balls
  • Dip in mixture of red color and Course sugar
  • Put in the oven for 4 mins.
  • Carefully use an appropriate utensil to flatten cookies while in the oven.
  • Bake for 4 more mins.
  • Remove for cooling.
  • For frosting, combine confectioners’ sugar, butter, cocoa, cream and extract.
  • Frost the bottoms of half of the cookies and cover with remaining cookies.

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