Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

  3. 2 teaspoon milk

  4. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  5. 1/2 cup cornstarch

  6. 1/8 teaspoon salt


  8. 5 tablespoons raspberry jam


  10. 1/4 cup butter, softened

  11. 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  12. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  13. Green food coloring

  14. Red candied cherries and colored sprinkles

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Christmas Sandwich Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Add milk. Combine the flour, cornstarch and salt; add to the creamed mixture, beating just until dough forms a ball.

  2. On a lightly floured surface, knead 20 times. Roll out 3/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-in. round cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.

  3. Bake at 350° for 12-13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Spread jam over the bottom of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies.

  4. In a large bowl, beat the butter, confectioners' sugar, vanilla and food coloring until smooth. Place mixture in a heavy-duty resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe frosting in tree shapes or other decorations on cookies. Garnish with candied cherries and sprinkles. Yield: 2 dozen.


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