About this recipe:These buttery sandwich biscuits are made even more luscious with a creamy butter filling. Make these year round, or get festive and use coloured decorating sugar to make Christmas, Easter or even Valentine's Day themed treats. Great any time of the day with tea!
Mix flour and 225g of butter thoroughly. Stir in cream and mix well. Chill 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 190 C.
Roll dough .25cm thick on lightly floured board. Cut into 1.5cm rounds using a biscuit cutter or a knife. Transfer to greaseproof paper heavily sprinkled with sugar, turning to coat both sides. Place on ungreased baking tray. Prick in 4 places with fork. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until slightly puffed. Put two cooled biscuits together with filling.
To make filling: Blend 50g soft butter, 100g icing sugar, 1 egg yolk and 1 tsp. vanilla. If desired, tint with food colouring.