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Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookie

A soft and buttery homemade peanut butter sandwich cookie. Filled with a creamy peanut butter frosting and dipped in dark chocolate.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 13 sandwich cookies

Ingredients
  

Cookie

  • 1 1/4 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4 oz dark chocolate chips optional

Frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • pinch of salt

Instructions
 

Cookie

  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine sugars and butter and beat on medium speed for 3-5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  • Add egg and mix until fully incorporated. Add the peanut butter and mix until combined.
  • In a medium bowl, combine whisk the baking soda, salt, and flour. Add to the mixer and mix on medium-low until just combined.
  • Using a small cookie scoop or measure about 1 TBL and roll dough into balls. Using a fork, flatten cookies. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. They will spread. Bake for 13-17 minutes. Mine were perfect at 15 minutes and they will appear soft when taking out of the oven. Allow to cool for 5 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling rack.

Frosting

  • In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, mix peanut butter and butter on medium speed until light and creamy. Add sifted confectioners sugar, 1 cup at a time. Slowly add the heavy cream and mix on medium speed for 3-4 minutes or until the frosting has become light and airy. Should be spreadable.

Chocolate

  • In a microwave safe bowl, add chocolate chips and melt on 30 second increments. Stir and continue to microwave until fully melted.
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