Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

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chocolate sandwich cookies

From the splattered pages of my 1983 copy of MEI’s Cookery Carousel, with credit to Nora Martens, is the recipe exactly as I’ve made it for the last 30 years!

Ingredients

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
½ cup soft butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup milk
2 cups flour
½ tsp. baking powder
1 ½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt

½ cup cocoa

Filling: 
½ cup shortening (white, not butter flavoured)
2 cups icing sugar
1 – 198 gram jar marshmallow creme (found in the baking section of the grocery store)
1 tsp. vanilla
3-4 tbsp. milk

Method

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies:

Mix ingredients in order mentioned, beating till smooth.  Drop, by rounded teaspoons onto greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 400 degrees for 7 minutes.  Cool.

Filling:

Cream shortening and sugar together, beat in other ingredients.  Spread between cookies and make sandwiches.