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Maple buttercream is sandwiched between these crisp butter cookies for a real taste treat.
Combine 3/4 cup butter, brown sugar, sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add all remaining cookie ingredients except walnuts. Beat at low speed until mixed. Stir in walnuts.
Divide dough in half; shape each half into 10-inch log. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 1 hour or until firm.
Heat oven to 375°F. Cut each log into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife; place slices onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to wire cooling racks. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter and maple flavor in medium bowl. Beat at low speed, adding enough half & half for desired frosting consistency, until well mixed. Increase speed to medium; beat until light and fluffy.
Spread heaping teaspoonful of maple buttercream onto bottom of 1 cookie. Top with another cookie, bottom-side down. Repeat with remaining cookies and frosting.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
These are the best - our family loves black walnuts; i doubled the filling so there was a bit more to sandwich with and also added a scant amount of finely ground black walnuts so the flavor permeats the entire cookie and decreased the maple flavoring to 1/4 tsp..
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