Chocolate Sandwiches

—–sandwiches—–
1/2 c Butter or margarine
1 c Sugar
1 Egg
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/2 c Unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
—–filling—–
2 1/2 c Confectioner’s sugar
1/4 c Butter; softened
1 ts Vanilla
2 tb Milk
Red food coloring
Green food coloring
| Cream butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until fluffy. In a separate
bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed
mixture. Shape dough into two 1 1/2″ thick rolls. Wrap in waxed
paper. Chill for several hours. Place slices on ungreased cookie
sheet. Decorate by drawing the tines of a fork across each slice.
Bake at 375 F for 8-10 min. or until almost firm.

Meanwhile, combine filling ingredients except food coloring and mint
or strawberry extract. Beat until spreading consistency. If desired,
divide filling half – tint half pink and half green. Add appropriate
extract to each one. Cool cookies, then spread wrong side of cookie
and top with second cookie.

Makes 36 sandwiches.

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