Peppermint Patty Sandwich Cookies

“At my annual holiday party, these cookies are a big hit with everyone, especially when I mix festive food colouring or crushed candy canes into the filling.” —Amy Martin, Vancouver, Washington

Peppermint Patty Sandwich CookiesPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
3dozen 30minutes 10minutes/batch + cooling
Servings Prep Time
3dozen 30minutes
Cook Time
10minutes/batch + cooling
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine cake mixes, eggs and oil; beat until well blended. Shape into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten with bottom of a glass dipped in granulated sugar.
  2. Bake 7-9 minutes or until tops are cracked. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and extract until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth.
  4. Spread filling on bottoms of half of the cookies; cover with remaining cookies. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich cookie: 231 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fibre), 2g protein.