Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe
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Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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Our five kids love having these cookies in their lunch boxes and keep asking when I'll make them again. The recipe comes from a family cookbook that was put together for one of our family reunions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking or rolled oats
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 260 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, cream and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake 10 minutes or until set. Cool on wire racks.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch, cocoa and water until smooth. Stir in sugar and butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool. Spread on the bottoms of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Sandwich Cookies in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p28

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