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White Chocolate Star Sandwich Cookies

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.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • Red sugars, nonpareils or sprinkles
  • 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 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, melt white chocolate; stir until smooth.
  • Cool. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and food coloring until fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and melted chocolate until smooth. Spread over the tops of plain cookies; top with decorated cookies. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 124 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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  • niicoolee22
    May 16, 2013

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  • kjmathena
    Dec 13, 2012

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  • tiggereg
    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!!!