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Spitzbuben: Swiss Sandwich Cookies #OXOGoodCookies

Author: Marlynn Schotland, Urban Bliss Life

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 sticks butter softened
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons meringue powder
  • 2 Tablespoons warm water
  • sugar sprinkles
  • Jam or jelly of your choice I used blackberry

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, sift together flour, powdered sugar, and salt. Set aside
  • In a stand mixer, beat the butter on low until creamy, stopping to scrape the sides occasionally to incorporate all of the butter for an even creaminess.
  • Slowly add in the flour mixture and mix until well blended.
  • Add dough to the cookie press in the shape of your choosing, and press out cookies onto a cold, ungreased baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the meringue powder and warm water.
  • Brush cookies with the meringue powder + water mixture, then quickly top with sugar sprinkles.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 7-9 minutes, until the edges are slightly golden.
  • Transfer to a rack to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Spread jam or jelly onto the unsugared sides of cookies and top with another cookie.