Thursday, August 25, 2016

sweetheart cookie sandwiches


  • Servings: 3
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 1 (16 ounce) container prepared chocolate frosting


  • in a large bowl, beat together shortening, butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. add egg and peppermint extract; beat well.
  • sift together flour, baking powder and salt; add to shortening mixture alternating with milk and mix well. stir in oats; add in just enough food coloring to make a pink dough. cover and chill for 1 hour.
  • preheat oven to 375 degrees f (190 degrees c).
  • roll out dough on a lightly floured board; cut out cookies with a floured 2 inch cookie cutter. place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  • bake in preheated oven for about 6 minutes. remove cookies from sheet to cool.
  • frost half of the cookies with frosting; top with remaining cookies, sandwich style.

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