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Cranberry Sandwich Cookies | Yummy Christmas cookie recipe
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Cranberry Sandwich Cookies

Author: Jill

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2- 12 oz cranberries rinsed
  • 1 C light brown sugar
  • 2 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 1 C apple cider

Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 C of unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 1/2 C Powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 3 C of flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • Cookie Cutter: medium-sized rigged round cookie cutter

Instructions

Directions for Crock Pot Cranberry Butter

  • Combine ingredients in a crockpot, mixing until combined
  • Turn the crockpot onto high and let it cook until the cranberries are soft, about 2 hours
  • Remove the cinnamon stick and scoop the mixture into s food processor or blender and blend until pureed.
  • Using a strainer, push the cranberry through using a rubber spatula
  • Trash the solids from the cranberries
  • Place the butter back into the crockpot and turn it onto low
  • Allow the butter to thicken before removing - about an hour

Directions for Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line two full sheet cookie sheet pans with parchment paper
  • Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg, and mix until combined and creamy
  • Using a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and cream of tarter
  • Gradually add in the dry ingredients and mix on low speed
  • Using your hands continue to mix until fully combined
  • Lightly flour a cutting board and knead the cookie dough a couple of times
  • Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thick
  • Cut out 48 rounds and place a minimum of 12-15 cookies onto a cookie sheet
  • Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  • Repeat steps until completely out of dough
  • Let cookies cool completely

Directions to Put Cookies Together

  • Pair up the cookies based on matching size and create 24 sandwich cookie shells
  • Using a large spoon, scoop some of the butter and place onto the bottom cookie
  • Place the top cookie onto the bottom cookie and sandwich together