Don't you think they picked a good name for these cookies? I think that Little Lemon Snow Bites is perfect(I could do without the "Little"). They look like they've been freshly dusted with snowflakes:)
Little Lemon Snow Bites
1 17.5-ounce package sugar cookie mix (I used Betty Crocker)
1/4 cup crushed lemon drops
2/3 cup lemon curd*
2/3 cup frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil; set aside.
Prepare the cookie mix according to package directions. Stir in crushed lemon drops. If necessary, cover and chill dough about 1 hour or until it is easy to handle.
2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 7-9 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool.
3. For filling, in a small bowl, stir together lemon curd and whipped topping. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon of the filling onto the bottom sides of half of the cookies. Top with the remaining cookies, bottom sides down. Press together lightly. Sprinkle tops of cookies with powdered sugar. Makes about 24 sandwich cookies
To store: Place filled cookies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days of freeze for up to 1 month.
*A taste test was done on 3 lemon curds and they proclaimed Dickinson's Lemon Curd the favorite: "This curd was the clear winner with its superior flavor, color, and consistency." This is the one I used, but you could make your own if you're so inclined.
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This is also linked up to Tidy Mom's "I'm Lovin' it Fridays."