Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies


Cookies

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 cup milk


Filling

1/2 cup milk

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 425F.  For cookies, stir together 2 cups flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. 


Beat 6 tablespoons butter and 1 cup sugar in large bowl until fluffy.  Beat in egg.  Add flour mixture and 1 cup milk.  Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased {or parchment lined} cookie sheets.  Bake about 7 minutes or until set.  Remove to wire racks to cool. 


For filling, stir together 1/2 cup milk and 2 tablespoons flour in small saucepan over low heat.  Cook and stir until thick and bubbly; continue cooking 1 or 2 minutes more.  Cool slightly.  Beat 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup sugar in small bowl until fluffy.  Add cooled flour mixture and vanilla.  Beat until smooth.  Spread filling on flat side of half the cooled cookies; top with remaining cookies.


source:  Old-Fashioned Cookies

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