Caramel Sandwich Cookies
Caramel Filled Cookie Recipe

Caramel Sandwich Cookies

This rich brown sugar sandwich cookie is a great lunch box treat.

20 min
50 min



1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour



1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

3 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping

2 to 3 teaspoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour;  beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar to 1 1/2-inch circle. Bake 9-12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine powdered sugar and caramel topping in small bowl; stir in enough milk for desired spreading consistency.

  5. STEP 5

    Spread about 1 teaspoon filling onto bottom-side of 1 cookie; top with another cookie, bottom-side down. Repeat with remaining cookies and filling.

Tip #1

Use caramel fudge ice cream topping for a flavor variation.


6Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
65Sodium (mg)
19Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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  October 12, 2015

Instead of using the filling recipe, use Dulce de Leche (it's carmelized sweetened condensed milk - find it in the Hispanic section)

— says Barbara S.
  June 12, 2009

The cookie itself is good,but the filling won't stay in the cookie and is not that great. I would make just the cookie again and skip the filling.

— says Anna
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