These Funfetti Cookie Sandwiches are as gorgeous as they are delicious. Chewy cookies with a velvety buttercream filling and of course lots of sprinkles! Easy to make, they're perfect for parties, birthdays or any time.
Place the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. The butter will melt and
start to foam then orangey-brown bits will form on the bottom of the pan. This process
should take about 5 minutes.
Transfer the brown butter to a small bowl and chill until the butter has firmed up, but is
In a large bowl using a hand mixer or a stand mixer beat the brown butter and the sugar
until well combined.
Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add the vanilla and combine again.
In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Whisk until
well combined and free of lumps.
Mix the dry ingredients into the butter mixture until just combined. Chill the dough for at least 30 minutes.
Preheat your oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop about 1 1⁄2-2 tablespoons of cookie dough and roll into a ball. Place the dough
balls on the prepared baking sheet at least 2 inches apart. Press the dough balls down
slightly to flatten.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through baking.Remove the cookie from the oven and allow them to cool completely on the cookie
Using a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment or a hand mixer, beat the butter until
it is very soft and creamy.
Add the salt, vanilla, half of the powdered sugar, and milk and beat until fully combined
and smooth. Add the rest of the powdered sugar and beat for 5-6 minutes or until the buttercream is fluffy. If the buttercream is too thick you can add 1 tablespoon or so of milk as needed.
Match each cookie up with a similar sized cookie.
On the inside of one cookie spread a generous amount of buttercream. Place the other
cookie on top and press down firmly to squish the buttercream all of the way to the
edges of the cookies.
Roll the edges of the cookies in the sprinkles until the buttercream is well coated.
Make sure to chill your dough before scooping them onto the baking tray.
Ifyour buttercream feels a little loose, chill for about 15-20 minutes before assembling the cookies. This may happen based on room temperature.
If the buttercream is too thick you can add 1 tablespoon or so of milk as needed.
You can reduce the calories and sugar by reducing the amount of filling in the cookies. Adjust according to your preference.