Monday, September 21, 2009

Chocolate Espresso Sandwich Cookies

Making cookies is a special thing. Making the cookies into sandwiches is even more special. Who wouldn't be happy to see a plate of homemade coffee flavoured chocolate cookies with a creamy ganache filling ready to be devoured?

These cookies are very easy to pull together and have a solid chewy texture. They also have the perfect density to be sandwiched - they don't crumble or break apart and hold the ganache in place.

If you don't want to use ganache I think a coffee flavoured buttercream would work but would make the overall cookie a bit sweeter. Regardless, anyone you make these cookies for will definitely be impressed.

Sorry for the choppy post - I'm feeling rusty today!

Recipe: Chocolate Espresso Sandwich Cookies

31 comments:

Meryl said...

These are great cookies - I made them a few times awhile back, but without the filling. Will have to try the filling one of these days!

Meryl said...

These are great cookies - I made them a few times awhile back, but without the filling. Will have to try the filling one of these days!

Meryl said...

(Don't know why it shows a double post - maybe because these cookies are doubly good)?

thereddeer said...

Cookie sandwiches are something I still haven't made! I must do it soon.

Sarah said...

I don't care how "rusty" you are...I'm just glad you're back with a new post!

Tia said...

mmm just my kind of cookie - the solid chewy kind!

Maya said...

Mmm... these cookies look incredible!

nicole said...

Oh yum. This is the last thing I need to be looking at when I'm hungry...

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I just tried the recipe out today and they're absolutely melt-in-your-mouth amazing! For half my batch, I made a thin caramel candy glaze on top and sprinkled it with pink sea salt I ground up to both compliment it and throw in another texture.

I'm starting a new job soon as counter help at a specialty cookie shop in Ontario called Elm Hill Cookies. I hope you can drop in sometime if you're ever in Oakville! :)

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