Show off your cookie sandwiches

Introducing our delicious Show Your Spots Cookie Sandwiches recipe! These delicious cookies, delicately spread with creamy buttercream and topped with colorful Smarties, are an absolute treat for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a bake sale or embarking on a fun cooking adventure with your little ones, these delicious treats are sure to bring joy and smiles to everyone’s faces. With their irresistible charm and delicious taste, these cookie sandwiches are sure to be a hit. Get ready to get creative and indulge in these bite-sized delights!

Ingredients

  • 200 g butter, soft
  • 140g powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, 1 beaten for glaze
  • 350g flour, plus some flour for dusting
  • 147g bag of Smarties
  • 4 tbsp hundred thousand
  • 100 g butter, soft
  • 140g powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract

Preparation steps

  1. Beat butter, powdered sugar and vanilla in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Add 1 egg and mix.
  3. Add the flour and puree again.
  4. Form the dough into a ball and wrap it in cling film.
  5. Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6.
  7. Dust 2 large baking sheets with flour.
  8. Break the dough into large, cherry-sized pieces.
  9. Roll the pieces into balls and place them on the baking sheets with a little space between them.
  10. Gently squeeze the balls together with three fingers.
  11. Bake for 8 minutes (in several batches if necessary) – the cookies are still very pale at this point.
  12. Take the cookies out of the oven.
  13. While it is still warm, quickly brush the surface with the beaten egg.
  14. Dip half of the hundred and thousand cookies.
  15. Squeeze a few Smarties onto each of the remaining cookies.
  16. Bake for another 4 minutes.
  17. Let the cookies cool on wire racks.
  18. For the glaze, mix butter, powdered sugar and vanilla.
  19. Once the cookies are completely cool, use the icing to join the two different cookies together.
  20. Cookies without frosting can be made up to 4 days in advance and stored in an airtight container.
  21. You can make the frosting up to 1 day in advance.

Nutritional Information

kcalfatsaturatescarbohydratesSugarfiberproteinSalt
270 14g 9g 32g 19g 1g 3g 0.3g

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Equipment and tools

  • mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer or wooden spoon
  • sheet
  • Cooling rack
  • rolling pin
  • cookie cutters
  • Piping bag (optional)

Allergen information

This recipe contains the following allergens:

  • butter
  • Eggs

Please note that this recipe may also contain traces of other allergens not listed. It’s important to check your ingredient labels for possible allergens.

Storage and leftovers

Once baked, these cookie sandwiches can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3-4 days. They can also be frozen for longer storage.

If you have leftovers, simply store them in an airtight container to preserve their freshness.

Enjoy!

Health Benefits of Show Your Spots Cookie Sandwiches

While cookies aren’t typically associated with health, the Show Your Spots Cookie Sandwiches recipe contains several ingredients that offer potential health benefits. By understanding the nutritional properties of these ingredients, you can enjoy these delicious treats while reaping some health benefits.

butter

Butter is a key ingredient in this recipe and adds richness and flavor to the cookies. Although butter is high in saturated fat, it still offers some health benefits. It contains fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamin A, E and K2, which are essential for various body functions. Additionally, butter contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a fatty acid that may have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

powdered sugar

Powdered sugar is used to sweeten the cookie sandwiches and give the icing a smooth consistency. Due to its fine texture, it is lower in calories than regular granulated sugar. However, it’s important to consume powdered sugar in moderation as it still contains high levels of simple carbohydrates and can contribute to weight gain and unhealthy blood sugar levels.

vanilla extract

The small amount of vanilla extract used in this recipe gives the cookies a wonderful aroma and taste. While vanilla extract is primarily used for its flavor, it also contains small amounts of antioxidants that may help protect the body from free radicals and oxidative stress.

Eggs

Eggs play a crucial role in the texture and binding of cookie dough. They are an excellent source of high-quality protein and contain all nine essential amino acids that the body needs. Eggs also provide important vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B12, vitamin D, selenium and choline, which are critical for brain and heart health.

Plain flour

Flour is the basic ingredient for the cookie dough. It provides carbohydrates, which are the body’s main source of energy. In addition, regular flour contains a small amount of protein and essential minerals such as iron and zinc.

Smarties

The inclusion of Smarties adds a colorful and fun element to Show Your Spots Cookie Sandwiches. While Smarties are best known for their taste, they are made without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. They can be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

Hundreds and thousands

The hundreds and thousands of sprinkles decorate the edges of the cookie sandwiches, adding delicious crunch and visual appeal. While they don’t offer any significant nutritional value, they can increase the overall enjoyment of the cookies.

Remember to always consume cookies in moderation as they are still considered a treat. However, by incorporating some of these ingredients, you can add a touch of nutritional value to your enjoyment in Show Your Spots Cookie Sandwiches.

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