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Grandma’s chocolate sandwich cookies are a family recipe that have been in our family for generations. Heirloom recipes are something to treasure and cherish, the entire goal of Project STIR. Grab the recipe and learn more about this project to preserve family recipes around the world.

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate sandwich cookies are a favorite family recipe passed down from generation to generation. Whether you call them sandwich cookies or whoopie pies, these chocolate cookies really do make a yummy dessert.
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Course: Cookies & Bars
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 12 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 463kcal
Author: Mel Lockcuff


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 3 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 level tbsp. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Easy Sugar Cookie Icing link below


  • Pre-heat oven to 350°.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, mixing well.
  • Sift all dry ingredients together. Stir into creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. If batter is too thin, you may add more flour.
  • Drop from teaspoons onto baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • When fully baked, remove from cookie sheet and allow to cool on wire rack.
  • Mix icing together until good consistency, not too runny or the cookies will slide apart.
  • Put cookies together with icing to form sandwich cookies.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 1Servings | Calories: 463kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 314mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 37g
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