Apple Cream Pennies

Recipe by RecipeNut
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READY IN: 26mins
YIELD: 6 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 300° F degrees.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, soda and salt.
  • Mix well with a wire whisk.
  • Set aside.
  • Blend sugars in a large bowl using an electric mixer set at medium speed.
  • Add butter and mix to form a grainy paste, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add the flour mixture and blend at low speed until just combined.
  • Do not overmix.
  • Shape dough into marble-sized balls.
  • Place balls on ungreased baking sheets, 1 inch apart.
  • Bake 10-11 minutes.
  • Do not brown.
  • Transfer cookies to a cool flat surface with a spatula.
  • TO PREPARE THE FILLING: Blend cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl.
  • with an electric mixer on medium until fluffy.
  • Add apple butter and beat until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  • With a small knife spread 1 teaspoonful of apple cream on the bottom half of each cooled cookie.
  • Top with another cookie to create a sandwich.
  • Repeat with remaining cookies and filling.
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