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Maids a Milking Dunkable Sandwich Cookies

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Ingredients

Ingredients for the Cookies

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • ½ t. baking powder
  • ½ t. salt
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 egg

Ingredients for the Filling

  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup solid shortening
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2 T. heavy cream
  • pinch of salt

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . eight chocolate cream filled cookies perfect for dunking in milk! And eight won’t be enough, trust us. These are a perfect imitation of one of America’s favorite cookies, only homemade so you can make them any size you want.

These cookies will spread when baking. The ones pictured were made with about a tablespoon of dough per cookie and flattened out--and they continued to spread during baking. If you want smaller cookies, just use less dough.

· Prep Time: 30 mins.
· Cook Time: N/A
· Serves: N/A

Preparation
1. Preheat oven to 375˚.

COOKIES:
Grease or line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  1. Mix together dry ingredients.
  2. Add the butter and egg and mix together.
  3. Form a ball with about a teaspoon for each cookie, depending on the size you want.
  4. Using the bottom of a glass dipped in a little sugar, flatten each ball.
  5. Bake 10 minutes.
  6. Let cool, then fill.

FILLING:
Beat butter and shortening together.

  1. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and cream.
  2. Mix together until smooth.
  3. Spread on one cookie and top with a second to make a "sandwich."