White Chocolate Star Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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White Chocolate Star Sandwich Cookies Recipe
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White Chocolate Star Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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These dazzling sandwich cookies are sure to be the star of your holiday dessert tray. A rich mixture of white chocolate and cream cheese forms the sweet yet simple filling.
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • Red sugars, nonpareils or sprinkles
  • 1 square (1 ounce) white baking chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 4 drops red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a small mixing bowl, beat cookie dough and flour until combined. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-3/4-in. star cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Decorate half of the cookies with sugars and nonpareils. Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt white chocolate. Stir until smooth; cool. In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and food coloring. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and melted chocolate until smooth. Spread over the bottoms of plain cookies; top with decorated cookies. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Star Sandwich Cookies in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p18

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 124 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1/2 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • Red sugars, nonpareils or sprinkles
  • 1 square (1 ounce) white baking chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 4 drops red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat cookie dough and flour until combined. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-3/4-in. star cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  2. Decorate half of the cookies with sugars and nonpareils. Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt white chocolate. Stir until smooth; cool. In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and food coloring. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and melted chocolate until smooth. Spread over the bottoms of plain cookies; top with decorated cookies. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Star Sandwich Cookies in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p18

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tiggereg User ID: 1383630 152459
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"I have made these since I first saw the recipe and my son insists on making them every Christmas!! we both love them!!!"

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