Santa Sandwich Cookies
or margarine, softened
uncooked, quick or oldfashioned
green or red, optional
colored sugar crystals
Beat butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy.
In separate bowl, combine flour, oats and salt; mix well.
Add to butter mixture; mix well.
Divide dough in half.
Shape each half into a roll 2 inches in diameter and about 5 inches long.
Wrap in plastic wrap; chill at least 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).
Unwrap one roll of dough; cut into ¼ inch slices.
Places slices about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Repeat with remaining roll.
Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
Let cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.
Let cool completely.
Tint frosting with food coloring, if desired.
Spread frosting on bottom of one cooled cookie; top with second cookie.
Roll edge of frosting in decorations.
Repeat with remaining cookies.
Store tightly covered.