Almond Sandwich Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Brandess

These easy, elegant, tiny sandwich cookies are sure to be a crowd pleaser at showers, tea parties or anytime a little nibble is on the menu. You can tint the filling any color to fit your event or mood!

Top Review by Wife of 1 Mom of 3

My family loved these cookies and I love the fact that I could make something so elegant looking in such a short amount of time. Once they passed the family test, I made 2 recipes of the cookies to take to a Christmas Fling function and there was not one cookie left on the platter. I colored the filling with different Christmas themed colors and they were a real hit. Thanks for making me look like I knew what I doing because I do not bake!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 1/2 ounce) roll pillsbury create 'n bake refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 12 cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 14 cup butter, softened
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 14 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 drop red food coloring


  1. Heat oven to 350°F In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and almond extract until well blended.
  2. Shape dough into 180 (1/2-inch) balls. Place balls 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Press bottom of glass dipped into granulated sugar on each ball until 1/4 inch thick; prick top of each with a fork.
  3. Bake 6 to 8 minutes until set but not brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spread about 1 teaspoon filling on bottoms of half of the cookies. Top each with another cookie, bottom side down; press gently. Store in refrigerator.

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