2In a medium bowl, thoroughly combine flour, soda and salt and set aside.
3In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, blend the brown and white sugar. Add butter and mix to form a sandy mixture, scraping down the sides of the bowl. Add eggs and vanilla and mix at medium speed until just blended. Do not overmix.
4Add the flour mixture and the hot peppers and blend at low speed until just barely mixed.
5Drop the dough by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Space dough approximately 2" apart. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately transfer cookies to a wire rack and allow to cool.
6While cookies are baking, using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat together the powdered sugar, butter, cream cheese, hot sauce,and vanilla in a small bowl until smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips. Sandwich the filling between two cookies.