Maple Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies

Maple Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies

Sandwich Cookies are so much fun. They’re much better than any old cookie; you get two cookies plus a filling. What’s not to love?

My favorite sandwich cookies were always the ones shaped like a maple leaf with a maple crème filling. Sure, they probably were loaded with trans fat and gave people heart attacks but it was the 90s and no one knew about any of that yet. These remind me of those but very much grown up. The cinnamon and spice and salt enhance the sweetness of the maple syrup and the nuttiness of the almond butter and knock it out of the park.

Maple Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies Cinnamon

If you want to skip making your own cookies, use a store-bought gingersnap cookie for the base to compliment the filling best.

Maple Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time 0 minutes

Ingredients(Makes 6 sandwich cookies):

  • 12 spiced almond butter cookies
  • 6 Tablespoons almond butter
  • 3 1/2 Tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • Scant 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Maple Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies Filling

Method:

  1. Lay half of the cookies out bottom-side-up.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the almond butter, butter, maple syrup, cinnamon and salt until it’s smooth and homogenous.
  3. Put about 1 1/2 Tablespoons of filling on top of each cookie.
  4. Take another cookie and place it bottom-side-down on top of the filling.
  5. Store at room temperature until ready to eat.

Maple Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies Wide

See? Much better than a cookie.

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3 Responses to Maple Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies
  1. Hannah
    November 16, 2012 | 4:09 pm

    Is this where I admit that I frequently stir nut butter, maple syrup, and cinnamon together in a bowl and eat it with a spoon? I need to swap the spoon for a sturdy cookie.

    • LDW
      November 18, 2012 | 7:31 pm

      Me, too…except I add cocoa powder.

  2. jenny
    November 25, 2012 | 3:04 am

    coming from Canada, I can say I have eaten a LOT of these in my life… and this is possibly the best recipe I have seen in ages on the internet. Need to try it as soon as possible.

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