Wilton Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich CookiesBack to category
Wilton Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Share some yuletide yum with all of your friends and family by making a batch of these sophisticated Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich Cookies.
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- Time:about an hour
1Prepare dough. Grate enough hazelnuts so that you have a 1/4 cup's worth and set aside. Preheat oven to 375ºF. In large mixing bowl, cream 2 sticks softened butter and 3/4 cup granulated sugar using electric mixer. Add 3 egg yolks; mix and add in 2 cups bread flour, 1-1/2 cups hazelnut flour and 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract. Trim 14 featherweight decorating bag to fit No. 1A Tip. Fill bag half-full with cookie mixture. Pipe 1 circle of dough on an ungreased cookie sheet, spacing 1-inch apart. Using the bottom of a glass, gently press to flatten each circle into a disc shape. Sprinkle tops with the grated hazelnuts.
2Bake cookies. Bake cookies 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven. Allow cookies to cool 3 minutes on baking sheet. Transfer cookies to cooling grid. to cool completely. Note: project time does not include this baking and cooling time.
3Make filling. Place 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream, six 1 oz. squares of bittersweet chocolate and 1 tablespoon butter in 1-quart microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1-2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until chocolate is melted. Stir in 1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur and 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest. Refrigerate 30-35 minutes until thickened.
4Decorate cookies. Using decorating bag fitted with No. 2A tip, pipe filling on bottom cookie disc. Place cookie top over filling pressing down gently. Repeat with remaining filling and cookies.
Makes about 24 sandwich cookies.