Sandwich cookies with just a bit of rum in the filling lends an aromatic flavor to these rich, rum-flavored cookies.
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1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
2 tablespoons light rum or milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons large grain sugar
1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
1 1/2 teaspoons light rum
1 to 2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon rum extract.
Combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar and pecan pieces in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process 45-60 seconds or until pecans are very finely chopped. Combine sugar mixture, 1 cup butter, 2 tablespoons rum and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Divide dough in half; shape each half on lightly floured surface into 10-inch long roll. Place onto waxed paper. Flatten sides to form triangle, using waxed paper to help shape triangle. Wrap each half in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Cut each log into 1/4-inch slices with sharp, serrated knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle triangles with large grain sugar. Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, combine all filling ingredients except half & half in small bowl. Beat at low speed, adding enough half & half for desired spreading consistency. For each sandwich cookie, spread 3/4 teaspoon filling on bottom of cookie. Top with second cookie, sugar-side up. Squeeze together gently.
- Large grain sugar adds a sweet sparkle to the tops of cookies. It is available in the baking section of large supermarkets or baking and cake decorating specialty stores.
- Use 2 rulers to shape triangle by pushing sides flat with rulers on opposite sides at the same time.
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These are the most delightful cookies you could ever taste. I did not take the time to make triangles, just made them round. Taste the same. You will not be disappointed, they melt in your mouth.
This recipe is incredible! They are one of the best cookies I've ever had. My husband loves them! Make this cookie and you won't be disappointed!