Animal Cracker Sandwich Cookies - close up of a lamb cookie
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Animal Cracker Sandwich Cookies

Make these yummy and easy to make little sandwich cookies for Easter or anytime you want to make people happy! Want to change the amounts? Use the servings slider to easily adjust.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 50 cookies



  • 4 cups powdered sugar plus additional as desired
  • ¾ cup shortening
  • 1 unbeaten egg
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • food coloring as desired

For sandwich cookies:

  • Animal Crackers


  1. Mix all frosting ingredients thoroughly with an electric mixer. Add more powdered sugar as needed until you reach the desired consistency.
  2. Spread frosting between two animal cookies to create a sandwich. Wrap each Animal Cracker Sandwich Cookie individually in plastic wrap, and store cookie sandwiches in the fridge.