Almond Sandwich Cookies
What you need:
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup sugar
2 Tbsp all purpose flour
1 tsp ground cardamom
1 recipe Vanilla crème (see below)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup slivered almonds
What to do:
Vanilla Crème --In a large mixing bowl beat together 1/3 cup butter, softened, with 1 cup powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in 1 tsp vanilla. Gradually beat in 3/4 cup (additional) powdered sugar until mixture is smooth.
What to do:
Preheat oven to 325. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper OR line with foil and lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray. set aside.In a large mixing bowl combine oats, sugar, flour, cardamom, salt and baking powder. set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg, butter, and vanilla until well combined. Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture, stir until well combined.
Add the almonds and stir until evenly distributed.Drop LEVEL teaspoons of dough 3 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 mins. or until edges are browned.
Let cookies cool completely, then peel from parchment paper or foil. Repeat with remaining dough.
For each sandwich cookie, spread bottom side of cookie with a rounded tsp. of vanilla crème. Place a cookie, top side up, on top of filling.