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Dipped Sandwich Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Makes

about 2 dozen

With a lemon filling and chocolate coating, these buttery sandwich cookies are often requested at my house, particularly for special occasions. —Jane Delahoyde, Poughkeepsie, New York
Dipped Sandwich Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • GLAZE:
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour.
  2. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten to 2-in. circles with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
  3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. In a bowl, beat filling ingredients until blended. Spread on the bottoms of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies.
  5. In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Dip each cookie halfway in chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off. Dip in nuts. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.

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