Cream WafersMy sons used to help me make these cookies, and now my oldest granddaughter helps….
1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream Sugar FILLING: 1/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons heavy whipping cream 1 drop each red and green food coloring
In a small bowl, beat butter, flour and cream.
Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or until easy to handle.
Preheat oven to 375°.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in.
Cut with a floured 1-1/4-in.
round cookie cutter.
Place 1 in.
apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Sprinkle with sugar.
Prick each cookie 3-4 times with a fork.
Bake 7-9 minutes or until set.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a small bowl, combine butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla and enough cream to achieve desired consistency.
Remove half to another bowl; tint one portion of filling with red food coloring and the other half with green.
Carefully spread filling on bottom of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 91 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.