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St. Patrick's Day Sandwich Cookies

St. Patrick’s Day Sandwich Cookies are SO simple but perfect for a little treat to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: St. Patrick's Day Sandwich Cookies
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 522kcal
Author: Mique Provost

Ingredients

  • 16.25 oz white cake mix or yellow cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ c shortening
  • green food coloring

Optional Frosting:

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ¼ c butter (½ stick), softened
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 c powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Mix cookie ingredients together. Add green food coloring to your liking.
  • The dough will be pretty stiff - it's supposed to be that way.
  • Roll into balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Don't over bake.
  • Immediately transfer to a cooling rack.
  • When cookies are cool, frost them and then sandwich them.
  • This will only make about 12-15 cookies total depending on how big you make them.

For the frosting:

  • Mix cream cheese and ½ stick of softened butter.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Then slowly add in one cup of powdered sugar at a time until creamy.
  • Spread onto cool cookies.

Notes

You can use a can of store bought cream cheese frosting instead of making your own to simplify.

Nutrition

Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 1mg