Almond Sandwich Cookies

Recipe by Brandess
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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

  • Heat oven to 350°F In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and almond extract until well blended.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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