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Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling
Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

These Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling are rich and spicy and such a treat!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cookies, sandwich cookies
Servings: 12 large sandwich cookies
Calories: 226 kcal
Author: Mary Ann Dwyer
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch Process Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne powder
  • 1/2 cup (one stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, plus additional for sprinkling
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 13.4 ounce can Nestle Dulce de Leche
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and cayenne. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar on medium speed. Add eggs, one at a time and vanilla and mix until well blended.
  4. Reduce speed to low and gradually add flour mixture.
  5. Using a small ice cream scoop (1 1/2 inch) drop dough 2 inches apart onto prepared sheet.Sprinkle tops with additional granulated sugar.
  6. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until surface shows some cracking. Cookies should be on the soft side.
  7. Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.
  8. Assembling cookies: Spread a heaping tablespoon of dulce de leche filling on the bottom of one cookie and top with another cookie, sandwiching together.
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 149mg6%
Potassium 76mg2%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 307IU6%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.