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Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

I have a number of recipes for peanut butter cookies and this is a delicious addition to my collection. We really liked the creamy filling sandwiched between the cookies.
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  1. Beat softened butter, peanut butter and sugars till light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg and vanilla and beat until combined.
  3. Whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  4. Add flour mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Drop by tablespoons on parchment lined cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.
  6. Press cookie with a fork dipped in sugar, the dough is soft, I double dipped the fork in sugar.
  7. Bake in a 350ยบ oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges are slightly browned.
  8. Remove from oven, place on cooling rack and allow to cool completely.
Peanut Butter Filling:
  • 6 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup icing sugar
  1. Combine all ingredients and beat until smooth.
  2. When cookies are completely cooled spread filling between cookies.
  3. Yield: 18 sandwiched cookies


  1. Mmmm, good cookies for coffee break, I'll be right over...:^)

  2. Looks delicious.I must give these a try.

  3. Those look fantastic, Betty! Now I'm not only hungry for peanut butter cookies, but love that these are peanut butter sandwich cookies. Mmm...

  4. These look very tempting! I must try them. Thanks for the recipe!

  5. I know what I'm baking for quilting bee tomorrow night; thanks!

  6. Four years ago I developed a deadly peanut allergy. Truthfully, I think I just ate too many. So my eternal LOSS is not being able to eat these. But I LOVE them.

    Sharon Lovejoy Writes from Sunflower House and a Little Green Island

  7. The minute I saw peanut butter I had to come right on over. These are bookmarked; they look scrumptious!!

  8. Oh gosh. I'm going to have to make these.

  9. These look absolutely delicious!

  10. These looks amazing. I love sandwhich cookies, they seem a little fancier for a dessert or something. Right now smack in the middle of Summer, these would be so tasty with ice cream in between. I'm going to have give these a shot!

  11. I got to taste these cookies first hand, and you won't be disappointed, they are very good.

  12. I am trying this. i love the idea

  13. these were amazing! thank you! i didn't even leave my mom one!

  14. Everyone who likes peanut cookies MOST TRY this recipes.
    It is wonderful.
    I like them better after a day or two, seemed liked they just bloomed with more flavor.
    Thanks for sharing and I will be using this recipe for years and years.

    Sherry from Iowa

  15. i am making these with my little nephew who likes peanut butter :)


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