Chocolate Dulce De Leche Sandwich Cookies Chocolate Dulce De Leche Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies | Food styling by Claire Stubbs | Prop styling by Renée Drexler/The Props Image by: Maya Visnyei

The dulce de leche filling makes these sandwich cookies extra delicious.

  • Prep time 45 minutes
  • Total time 3 hours & 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 3/4 cups icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
Filling:
  • 1 cup dulce de leche
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

Method

In stand mixer with paddle attachment, or in bowl using wooden spoon, beat together butter, icing sugar, vanilla and salt until light and fluffy; stir in flour and cocoa powder just until combined. Shape dough into 2 discs. Wrap each in plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. 

Between waxed or parchment paper, roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness; using 2-inch round cookie cutter, cut out shapes, rerolling scraps as necessary. Arrange, 1 inch apart, on parchment paper–lined baking sheets; refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. 

Bake in 300°F oven, 1 sheet at a time, until firm, 18 to 20 minutes. Let cool completely on pans.

Filling: In small bowl, combine dulce de leche with cocoa powder. On flat side of half of cookies, spoon or pipe rounded 1 tsp of the filling onto each; sandwich with remaining cookies, flat sides down, lightly pressing to push filling to edge. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes; bring to room temperature before serving. 

Makes about 20 sandwich cookies.

Nutritional facts Per cookie: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 32 mg
  • Sugars 9 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 168
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 82 mg
  • Cholesterol 26 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 17 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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