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German Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

German Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

A German chocolate cookie that is soft and lightly flavored with a coconut-pecan filling sandwiched between the two cookies.


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1 hr
Prep Time
02 hrs 45 min
Total Time
18 sandwich
cookies

Ingredients

Filling

2/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten

1 1/3 cups flaked coconut

3/4 cup finely chopped pecans

Cookie

1 1/2 cups sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/4 cup milk

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all filling ingredients except coconut and pecans in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 8-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Stir in coconut and pecans. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar and 3/4 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add milk, eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cocoa and baking soda. Beat at low speed until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Drop dough by level tablespoon, 2 inches apart, onto parchment-lined cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until top springs back lightly when touched. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Spread 1 slighlty rounded tablespoonful filling on flat side of 1 cookie; top with second cookie, flat-side down. Press together gently. Repeat with remaining cookies.

Tip #1

Make cookies and filling ahead and assemble just before serving.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

320 Calories
17 Fat (g)
60 Cholesterol (mg)
190 Sodium (mg)
41 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
4 Protein (g)
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