Cute Christmas cookie sandwich made with Pillsbury sugar cookie dough in an air fryer, layered with buttercream frosting and garnished with holiday sprinkles. These air fryer cookies are easy to customize, perfect for gifting or sharing at a cookie exchange and sure to spread holiday cheer!

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich Recipe
Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich – Store Bought Cookie Dough Hack

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich Recipe

If you’re all about the festive Holiday vibe and looking for a hassle-free way to whip up some adorable Christmas cookie sandwiches, you’re in luck! If you enjoy store bought sugar cookie dough hacks, then you’ll love this idea.

Today, I’ll show you how to take store-bought Pillsbury sugar cookie dough, work your magic with an air fryer, and create the cutest, yummiest cookie sandwiches – perfect for gifting, a cookie exchange or impressing guests at your holiday bash.

So, gear up your baking station, get that air fryer roaring, and dive into making these irresistibly cute and downright delicious Christmas cookie sandwiches.

Whether for gifting, sharing, or just treating yourself, these festive treats are sure to be a hit. Happy baking and happy holidays!

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich Recipe

Supplies and Ingredients You’ll Need:

Let’s kick off the holiday baking extravaganza! Here’s what you’ll need to make an easy Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich.

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich with Pillsbury Dough

How to Bake Sugar Cookies in the Air Fryer

Baking store-bought or homemade sugar cookie dough is easy in the air fryer!

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Preheat your air fryer to around 350°F (175°C). While it’s heating up, place your sugar cookie dough into the pan and spread the dough evenly with a glass cup or rolling pin. Mix and match holiday designs if using Pillsbury sugar cookie dough.

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sugar Cookies in Pan

Now place your baking pan or parchment paper into the air fryer basket. Give them about 6-7 minutes in the air fryer, but keep an eye on them to avoid overly crispy cookies.

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich Sugar Cookie

Once they’re golden brown and baked to perfection, take them out and let them cool a few minutes before cutting into circles. Trust me, the smell alone will make it hard to wait!

Assembling the Christmas Cookie Sandwiches

Now, let’s get to the fun part – assembling these jolly treats! Grab two cookies and starting on the edge of one of the cookies, pipe a large portion of buttercream frosting between them. The more, the merrier, am I right?

Rolling in Holiday Sprinkles

To really ramp up that holiday cheer, roll the edges of your frosting-filled cookie sandwiches in a mix of merry holiday sprinkles. The colors will pop, and each bite will feel like a festive celebration!

Christmas Cookie Sandwich with Sprinkles

Packaging Cookies as Gifts

Time to show off your baking skills! Gently slip each finished cookie sandwich into a clear bag, tie it up with a festive ribbon, and voila – you’ve got yourself some adorable gifts or sweet contributions to your next Christmas party or cookie exchange.

Creating these easy-peasy Christmas cookie sandwiches with Pillsbury sugar cookie dough in an air fryer is not just a piece of cake – it’s a piece of deliciousness! They’re easy to customize, perfect for sharing, and bound to spread holiday cheer wherever they go.

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich Gift Bag

Air Fryer Christmas Cookie Sandwich

Cute Christmas cookie sandwiches perfect for Holiday gift giving! Bake in the air fryer with sugar cookie dough, fill with buttercream frosting and roll in holiday sprinkles for a deliciously easy Christmas cookie sandwich!
Prep Time10 minutes
Active Time8 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Yield: 4
Author: Amy Locurto

Equipment

Small Cookie Sheet
Large Circle Cookie Cutter
Piping Bag
Clear Treat Bags

Ingredients

  • Sugar Cookie Dough
  • Buttercream Frosting
  • Holiday Sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (175°C). While it’s heating up, place your sugar cookie dough into a pan or parchment paper.
  • Spread the dough evenly with a glass cup or rolling pin. Mix and match holiday designs if using Pillsbury sugar cookie dough.
  • Place your baking pan or parchment paper into the air fryer basket. Bake for 6-7 minutes, but keep an eye on them to avoid overly crispy cookies.
  • Once the cookies are golden brown, remove from air fryer and let them cool a few minutes.
  • Cut into circles with a cookie cutter and place onto a flat surface or cooling rack to cool completely.

Decorating Christmas Cookie Sandwiches

  • Starting on the edge of one of the cookies, pipe a large portion of buttercream frosting. To save on frosting, you don’t have to fill the inside of the cookie.
  • Once done frosting, place another cookie on top to make the sandwich.
  • Pour sprinkles onto a plate and gently roll the edges of your frosting-filled cookie sandwiches into the sprinkles.
  • Serve or package into clear bags for gifts.

Notes

TIP: Add a spoonful of powdered sugar to a can of store bought frosting to make it thicker, then place in refrigerator until ready to use.
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Recipe Video

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, christmas, christmas cookies, christmas party food, cookie exchange, cookies, diy gift, holiday party, pillsbury cookie dough, sugar cookies
Calories: 693kcal

Nutrition

Calories: 693kcal | Carbohydrates: 101g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 422mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 44IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 2mg

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  1. These air fryer cookie sandwiches sound so good, I can practically smell the sugar! I love Pillsbury dough for its convenience, and using it in the air fryer sounds like a game-changer – crispy edges and gooey centers, here I come!

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