Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Baking, Dessert

Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

Chocolatey cookie sandwiches filled with creamy vanilla frosting.

Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 4 squares semisweet chocolate squares
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 375 mL
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil 45 mL
  • 2 Tbsp milk 30 mL
  • 2 tsp vanilla 10 mL
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour 500 mL
  • 2 tsp baking powder 10 mL
  • 4 oz cream cheese 125g
  • 1/4 cup non-hydrogenated canola margarine 60 mL
  • 1 tsp vanilla 5 mL
  • 2 cups icing sugar 500 mL

Instructions

  • 1. In microwave or heavy saucepan set over low heat, melt chocolate. Cool. In large bowl, combine sugar, canola oil, milk, vanilla, eggs and melted chocolate. Beat well.
  • 2. Sift together flour and baking powder and add to chocolate mixture. Mix well. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours or until dough is easy to handle.
  • 3. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C). Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches 4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Remove and cool on wire rack.
  • 5. To prepare filling: In bowl, mix together cream cheese, canola margarine, vanilla and icing sugar. Beat until mixture is smooth and well combined. Place filling in between two cookies.

Yield

12 cookies

serving size

1 cookie

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories390
Total Fat13 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Cholesterol65 mg
Carbohydrates66 g
Fiber<1 g
Protein5 g
Sodium150 mg