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Chocolate Strawberry Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Strawberry Sandwich cookies

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 8 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 18 minutes
5 from 4 votes

Ingredients
  

FOR THE COOKIES

  • ½ cup /125g butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup /115g all purpose / cake flour
  • 1/4 cup / 40g powdered sugar / confectioners / icing sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons /14g cocoa powder
  • 2 Tablespoons /18g cornflour / cornstarch

FOR THE BUTTERCREAM FILLING

  • 1 cup / 125 g powdered / confectioners / icing sugar
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons / 20 g butter at room temperature
  • 1 tsp / 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 3 Tablespoons strawberry jam
  • Just a drop of pink food colouring optional

Instructions 

FOR THE COOKIES

  • Preheat the oven to 320°F / 160°C and line a baking trays with parchment / baking paper.
  • Place the butter into a bowl and beat with hand-held beaters until pale and fluffy.
  • Add in the flour, powdered sugar, cocoa powder and cornflour / cornstarch and mix until combined.
  • Roll the mixture into small balls and place onto the prepared tray. This recipe makes about 20 single cookies
  • Press down gently with a fork.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until just baked through.(Avoid overbaking) SEE NOTE 1
  • Leave to cool completely on the baking pan before filling with the buttercream

FOR THE BUTTERCREAM FILLING

  • To make the filling, beat all the buttercream ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  • Sandwich the cookies with the buttercream and dust with powdered sugar if preferred

Notes

Try not to overbake these cookies, they should still be slightly soft when you remove it from the oven. It continues baking for a few more minutes on the hot pan after it has been removed from the oven.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg
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