Christmas Sandwich Cookies

These Christmas sandwich cookies are rich and buttery, and practically melt in your mouth!

Cookie dough:

  • 1 C Soft Butter
  • 1/3 C Whipping Cream
  • 2 C All purpose flour
  • Granulated sugar

To prepare cookie dough:

Add butter, cream and flour to a stand mixer and mix with flat beater attachment at slow speed until thoroughly combined.  Separate into 3 balls of dough, cover, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, but preferably overnight.

To bake:

Preheat oven to 375. 

  • Work with one dough ball at time, leaving the others refrigerated until ready to use. 
  • Roll the dough ball out on a well-floured surface to a thickness of 1/8 inch. 
  • Cut out cookies using a 1 ½ to 2 inch round cookie cutter. 
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet. 
  • Sprinkle each cookie with a pinch of granulated sugar, and prick 3-4 times with fork. 
  • Repeat with other balls of dough. 
  • Bake each cookie sheet for 10-13 minutes, until edge of cookies are barely turning light brown.
  • Remove from oven and transfer to cooling rack. Allow to completely cool before icing and assembling.


  • 1/4 C Soft Butter
  • 3/4 C Confectioner Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Food coloring

For frosting: beat butter, confectioner sugar, and vanilla until fluffy. Stir in food coloring to reach desired color.