Nutty Sandwich Cookies

Nutty Sandwich Cookies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ¾

    cup pistachios, almonds, pecans or hazelnuts, plus more for topping ( optional)

  • ½

    cup confectioner's sugar

  • ¼

    cup granulated sugar

  • 1

    cup all purpose flour

  • ½

    tsp cinnamon

  • ¼

    tsp salt

  • 1

    stick unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • Coarse, raw, sanding or brown sugar for topping( optional)

  • Jam, lemon curd, chocolate-hazelnut spread, mleted chocolate for filling

Directions

1. Preheart the oven to 325. Line cookie sheets with parchment. Pulse the nuts,confectioner's sugar and granulated sugar in food processor till finely ground. Add flour, cinnamon and salt and pulse until combined. Add butter and pulse to form a soft dough 2.Roll heaping teaspoons of dough into a ball and arrange 1 1/2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Lightly flatten balls with your fingers. Sprinkle with coarse,raw, sanding or brown sugar. Press a whole nut into top of some of the cookies or sprinkle with chopped nuts. 3, Bake the cookies until lightly golden about 15 minutes. Let cool 3 minutes on cookie sheet then transfer to wire racks for cool completely. Spread your choice of filling on the flat side of cookie; sandwich with another cookie. repeat with remaining cookies 4. Store in airtight container with waxed paper between layers


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