Butter Sandwich Cookie by Rokkatei
Rokkatei released their famous Marusei Butter Sandwich cookie in 1977. The treat was inspired by "Marusei Butter” which was the first butter ever made in Tokachi, a sub-prefecture of Hokkaido.
Hokkaido is a great environment for dairy farming, and so Hokkaido butter is used to make the cookie filling, along with cream, white chocolate, and raisins. This rich, creamy filling is sandwiched between two crispy, slightly sweet biscuit cookies.
Hokkaido is home to many regional souvenirs. From cookies and chocolate to savory snacks, there are tons of tasty miyagegashi visitors can take home with them—though it might be hard to share!