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Cream Wafers

 Cream Wafers
“My sons used to help me make these cookies, and now my oldest granddaughter helps. When the smaller grandchildren are home, they help, too,” writes Linda Clinkenbeard of Vincennes, Indiana. The cute little sandwich cookies are tender, buttery and melt-in-your-mouth good!
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • Sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 drop each red and green food coloring

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat the butter, flour and cream. Cover and
  • refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness.
  • Cut with a floured 1-1/4-in. round cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart
  • on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar. Prick each cookie
  • 3-4 times with a fork.
  • Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks
  • to cool.
  • In a small bowl, combine the butter, confectioners' sugar, vanilla
  • and enough cream to achieve desired consistency. Remove half to
  • another bowl; tint one portion of filling with red food coloring and

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Cream Wafers (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • the other half with green. Carefully spread filling on bottom of
  • half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 91 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.