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Santa's Sandwich Cookies

Kids will enjoy making these colorful peanut butter frosting-filled sandwich cookies for their family -- and for Santa!

60 min. prep time
36 cookies
252 Ratings



1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt


Decorator candies and sugars


3 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 to 3 tablespoons milk


Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.

Heat oven to 350°F.

Place candies into bowl.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Dip balls in candies to coat one side. Place 2 inches apart and candy-side up onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are set. (Do not over bake.) Let stand 2 minutes on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Combine powdered sugar, peanut butter and 2 tablespoons butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often and gradually adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency.

Spread about 2 teaspoons filling onto bottom-side of 1 cookie, top with second cookie, bottom-side down. Repeat with remaining cookies.

Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich cookie)

Calories: 160

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 120mg

Carbohydrates: 24g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #10778©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These cookies are delicious. I recommend either making them very small or cutting them in half as they are quite filling!
These cookies do not last long in my house! They are so delicious. A little time consuming, but well worth it.

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