Dulce de Leche Sandwich cookies

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These dulce de leche sandwich cookies will melt in your moth with every bite! They are easy to make and require no chill time. 


  • 1 stick (4 oz) unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • dulce de leche


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cream unsalted butter and powdered sugar. Until fluffy. (about 2-3 minutes)
  3. Add egg yolk and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
  4. Add flour and baking powder. Beat on low speed until dough the dough is crumbly. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and mix the dough until it form a ball. It should come together quickly.  
  5. Roll into about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into 1.5 -2 inch circles and place on baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 10 -12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool to room temp.
  7. Spread one cookie with dulce de leche, then place another cookie over the dulce de leche.  

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