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White Chocolate Star Sandwich Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling


about 1 dozen

These dazzling cookies are sure to be the star of your holiday dessert tray. White chocolate and cream cheese form the simple filling. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
White Chocolate Star Sandwich Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. 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.
  2. Decorate half of the cookies with sugars and nonpareils. Bake until edges are golden brown, 7-9 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. In a microwave, melt white chocolate; stir until smooth. Allow to cool.
  4. 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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