Vegan Maple Sandwich Cookies With Maple Cream Cheese Filling

Crafted with the nice and cozy and comforting essence of maple, these cookies are usually not solely plant-based but additionally a celebration of the comfy flavors that outline the autumn season. Nestled between every pair is a luscious maple cream cheese filling that provides the proper contact of indulgence. 

What you want:

For the cookies:
⅓ cup coconut oil, at room temperature
¼ cup sugar
½ cup gentle brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
¼ cup maple syrup
¼ cup vanilla vegan milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon maple extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt

For the filling:
¼ cup vegan cream cheese
4 tablespoons vegan butter, softened
1 teaspoon maple extract
1⅓ cups powdered sugar, sifted
⅛ teaspoon salt

What you do:

  1. For the cookies, preheat oven to 350 levels and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Right into a mixing bowl, whisk oil, sugars, cornstarch, maple syrup, milk, and extracts for about 3 minutes. Sift in remaining substances, including flour by ½ cup increments till a stiff dough kinds. Flatten dough right into a disk, wrap in wax paper, and chill for a minimum of an hour.
  2. On a evenly floured floor, roll dough out to ½-inch thickness. Make shapes, reminiscent of maple leaves or circles, with cookie cutters, and use a skinny spatula to softly place onto cookie sheets. Bake for six to eight minutes, or till golden brown.
  3. For the filling, mix cream cheese, butter, and maple extract. Beat with hand or stand mixer till fluffy.
  4. Add powdered sugar and salt, and proceed to beat till sugar is totally integrated and frosting is creamy. Utilizing a piping bag and tip, pipe onto backside cookie, then high with second cookie to make a sandwich.
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