Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies



A nice, rich alternative to the normal peanut butter cookie.

★★★★★ 3 votes
Approximately 30


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1/2 c
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1 c
creamy peanut butter
1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 large
3 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
3 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
5-6 Tbsp

How to Make Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line 2 large cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the shortening, butter and peanut butter. Add the white and brown sugars; stir until well blended. Scrape down sides of bowl. Add the vanilla and then the eggs, one at a time; beating well after each addition. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt. Add gradually to the butter mixture; stirring until well blended.
  • 2Using a tablespoon or cookie dough scoop, form dough into 1 inch balls. Arrange dough balls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Using the back of a fork, flatten & form a crosshatch design on top. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until just lightly golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on cookie sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely. Prepare the Peanut Butter Filling. Spread filling on half of the cookies and top with another cookie. Store in an air tight container.
  • 3PEANUT BUTTER FILLING: In a large mixing bowl, beat 1/2 c. peanut butter, confectioner's sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla extract and enough milk to achieve spreading consistency.

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Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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