Sandwich Cookies

9 small cookie sandwiches filled with pistachio, caramel, and peanut butter fillings.

Hazelnut Cream Sandwich Cookies (La Deliziosa)

Hazelnut Cream Sandwich Cookies (La Deliziosa)

Raspberry Jam Sandwich Cookies (Spitzbuben)

Little crumbly sugar cookies filled with a jammy raspberry filling are a sweet and pretty addition to holiday dessert spreads.

Baci Di Dama (Hazelnut Meringue Sandwich Cookies)

Little hazelnut meringues sandwiched with milk chocolate make light and elegant desserts.

TKOs (Chocolate Sandwich Cookies)

TKOs (Chocolate Sandwich Cookies)
These chocolate-dipped sandwich cookies are filled with a luscious mixture of pistachios and almond paste.
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Duche de Leche Cookie Sandwiches (Alfajores)

Variations on this elegant cookie can be found throughout Latin America, but alfajores are associated above all with the cafe culture of Buenos Aires. They’re served year-round with coffee, but during the holidays home cooks all over Argentina break out their trusted family recipes—each one unique but always with a decadent filling of dulce de leche sandwiched between two rounds of crisp butter cookie. Get the recipe for Duche de Leche Cookie Sandwiches (Alfajores) »

Jenny’s Walnut Cookies

George Lang, a living legend of Manhattan’s social circle and a well-known restaurateur, named these treats for Jenny Szemere, who taught him about baking. Get the recipe for Jenny’s Walnut Cookies

Smoked Almond S’mores with Whiskey Marshmallows

Pastry chef Mindy Segal has made a successful career out of tinkering with, and improving, classic desserts. At her Chicago restaurant HotChocolate (and in her book, Cookie Love, from Ten Speed Press), she rejiggers icons like pineapple upside-down cake and baked Alaska with thoughtful, contemporary updates. So we gave her a challenge: Take the s’more, that beloved summer bonfire dessert assembled from store-bought components, and make it even better. Here’s her fantastic homemade version. Get the recipe for Smoked Almond S’mores with Whiskey Marshmallows »