Noche Buena Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

From Cook's Country | December/January 2012

Why this recipe works:

The secret to the distinct flavor of these Noche Buena Chocolate Sandwich cookies is the Dulce de leche filling. Sandwiching the rich Dulce de leche between two cookies ensured the bold flavors of the filling didn't overpower the chocolately cookies. A shot of coffee liquer and a sprinkling of… read more

The secret to the distinct flavor of these Noche Buena Chocolate Sandwich cookies is the Dulce de leche filling. Sandwiching the rich Dulce de leche between two cookies ensured the bold flavors of the filling didn't overpower the chocolately cookies. A shot of coffee liquer and a sprinkling of ground almonds enhanced the flavor of the cookies and set them apart from more traditional holiday cookies.

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Makes about 20 cookies

Use either Kahlua or Tia Maria for the coffee liqueur. Dulce de leche, a Latin American caramel, is sold in the baking aisle of most supermarkets.

Ingredients

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