Note: Welcome to our third annual Cookie Month! Every weekday in December we're going to be sharing a cookie recipe with all of you, just in time for the holidays. So let's get those ovens preheated and start baking!
These Kossuth Cakes are another blast from the cookie past by way of Sugar, Sugar. Certainly more cookies than cakes, these vanilla wafers filled with sweet cream and topped with a chocolaty glaze are a nineteenth century treat named after Hungarian revolutionary General Lajos Kossuth. But history aside, these cookies have certainly stood the test of time.
There's something appealingly snack cake-like about these Kossuth Cakes—with their fudgy frosting and middles full of fluffy cream, not quite as s'mores-y as a Moon Pie but certainly in the same family. But we'd take these sandwich cookies over a Moon Pie any day of the week because, well, they're chocolate covered cookies stuffed with whipped cream.