Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches Recipe

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Fill two golden chocolate chip cookies with rich buttercream for these homemade chocolate chip cookie sandwiches. The perfect mix of soft cookies and creamy filling!

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE COOKIES: – 2 & 1/4 cups (270g) all-purpose flour – 1 & 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, softened – 3/4 cup (150g) firmly packed light brown sugar – 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar – 2 large eggs, room temperature – 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract – 1 & 1/4 cups mini semi-sweet chocolate chips FOR THE FILLING: – 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, softened – 1 cup (190g) shortening – 2 pounds (907g) confectioners’ sugar – 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 1 & 1/2 tablespoons hot water – sprinkles, optional

Making cookies: Mix flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

Step 1 

INSTRUCTIONS

Beat butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until fluffy with a medium-speed electric mixer. Mix in eggs and vanilla.

Step 2

Slowly add the flour mixture and mix until combined. Mix in chocolate chips. Cover and chill cookie dough for 1 hour.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cover baking sheets with parchment or silicone. Roll heaping tablespoons of dough into balls. On the prepared pan, place cookies 2 inches apart.

Step 4

Bake each pan for 9-11 minutes until the edges brown. Avoid overbaking for soft, chewy cookies.

Step 5

Let pans cool on wire racks for 5 minutes. Transfer the cookies from the pans to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Step 5

MAKE FILLING: Beat butter and shortening on medium speed with a whisk attachment in an electric mixer. Add confectioners' sugar slowly on low speed until combined.

Step 6

After adding vanilla and water, mix on medium-high for 10 minutes. Light and fluffy filling.

Step 7

Spread or pipe filling on half the cookie bottoms. Top with other half of cookies to make sandwiches.

Step 8

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