Peanut Butter "Sandwiches"

The fabulous combination of chocolate and peanut butter meet in these sandwich cookies. Peanut butter cookies filled with a peanut butter filling are dipped and decorated with melted chocolate chips. The result is a cookie that tastes like a crunch candy bar.

Peanut Butter
Yield: 3 dozen Prep 20 mins Chill 30 mins Bake 350°F 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
Peanut Butter Filling
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt. In large bowl, beat butter, peanut butter, sugar and egg until smooth. On low, beat in flour mixture.

2. For each cookie, roll 1 rounded teaspoon dough into 1-inch ball; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

3. Bake in 350 degree F oven 10 minutes until puffed. Let stand 2 minutes on sheet. Remove cookies to rack; let cool.

Filling:

4. In bowl, mix peanut butter and sugar. Spread flat side of half the cookies with 1 rounded teaspoon filling; top with remaining cookies. Refrigerate until firm, 30 minutes.

5. In small bowl, microwave chips and oil at 100 percent power 1 minute; stir until melted. Dip cookies halfway into chocolate; let excess drain off. Place on parchment or waxed paper lined sheets. Drizzle with remaining chocolate. Refrigerate to set.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 147, Fat, total (g): 9, chol. (mg): 13, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 15, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 87, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.