Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies
Make the cookies:
Whisk flour, cocoa powder, baked soda, baking powder, and salt together.
Cream together butter, shortening, and granulated sugar with a stand mixer.
Stir in eggs, then melted chocolate and vanilla extract.
Stir in dry ingredients until a dough forms.
Divide dough, wrap and chill for 1 hour.
Roll out chilled dough and cut into rounds.
Bake for 10-12 minutes and cool completely.
Beat confectioner's sugar, corn syrup, shortening, milk, & peppermint extract until creamy.
Make the filling:
Stir in crushed candy canes or peppermints.
Divide between 2 bowls and dye one portion red (optional).
Place a small ball of both red + white fillings on a cookie.
Top with a second cookie and press gently to spread filling.
Enjoy for the holidays!
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