Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
Tender, moist chocolate PB dough enrobes homemade peanut butter candy in this Peanut butter sandwich cookies that is every peanut butter lovers' dream!
Servings 12 cookies
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 large egg
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- 3/4 cup peanut butter
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Make Cookies: In a small bowl, blend flour, cocoa, and baking soda.
In a large bowl beat white sugar, brown sugar, butter, and 1/4 cup peanut butter, until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg, beat until blended. Stir in flour mixture until blended. Set aside.
Make the filling: Combining the confectioner's sugar and 3/4 cup peanut butter. Beat well with an electric mixer until mixture comes together.
Roll filling into 30 1 inch balls. Form the exterior part of the cookie by sectioning dough into approximately 1 tablespoon pieces and then shaping the, part of the cookie around filling balls. Cover the filling completely. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar.
Bake at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes. (I baked mine for 7 minutes). Allow cooling on cookie sheet for 10 minutes then remove to a cooling rack and cool completely.
Serving: 1/12 of the recipe | Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2.6mg