Go Back
+ servings
Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling
Print Recipe
4 from 4 votes

Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling

These Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling are rich and spicy and such a treat!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cookies, sandwich cookies
Servings: 12 large sandwich cookies
Calories: 226kcal
Author: Mary Ann Dwyer


  • 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


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and cayenne. Set aside.
  • 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.
  • Reduce speed to low and gradually add flour mixture.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop (1 1/2 inch) drop dough 2 inches apart onto prepared sheet.Sprinkle tops with additional granulated sugar.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes or until surface shows some cracking. Cookies should be on the soft side.
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.
  • Assembling cookies: Spread a heaping tablespoon of dulce de leche filling on the bottom of one cookie and top with another cookie, sandwiching together.


Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 307IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg