Melissa’s Delicate Mint Sandwich Holiday Cookies — 12 Days of Cookies by Maria Russo in Holidays, December 4th, 2011
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It’s time for 12 Days of Cookies, Food Network’s annual virtual cookie swap. Each day, visit us here on FN Dish for a peek at new holiday cookies, party-planning tips and top techniques for rolling, spooning, slicing, baking and decorating delicious sweet treats to give — or keep — from favorite Food Network chefs. Visit Cooking Channel’s blog for even more great takes on holiday baking from Cooking Channel chefs and Food People alike.
The best part about sandwich cookies is that you get double the cookie in each bite. Melissa nestles a cool mint-butter filling between two tangy cream cheese-based sugar cookies and dusts them with fine colored sugar. Bake up the tiny pieces of dough left over from the window cutouts — they made an ideal quick sweet snack.
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