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Chocolate Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 18
Treat your family to these cocoa sandwich cookies that are made using Pillsbury* Gingerbread Cookies and filled with vanilla. They are perfect for dessert!
December 1, 2012

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) sugar
  • 1 pkg Pillsbury* Refrigerated Gingerbread Cookies
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) baking cocoa

  • 2 cups (500 mL) icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) butter, softened
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
  • 3 to 4 tsp (15 to 20 mL) milk

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. In small bowl, place sugar.
  • 2
    In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cocoa until well blended. Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Press each flat, with smooth-bottomed glass dipped in sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Spread about 2 heaping teaspoons filling between bottoms of pairs of cooled cookies.

  • Purchasing Tip: Pillsbury* Sugar and Gingerbread Cookies are only available during the Christmas baking season. Look for them at your supermarket mid-November to January.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 18 Sandwich Cookies
Calories
210
Total Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
15mg
Total Carbs
31g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Sugars
23g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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