Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

  • 1 c. butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla extract3 eggs
  • 3 c. flour
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 1/4 t. salt

Filling

  • 1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 3 c. confectioner's sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 5-6 T. milk

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Add vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Shape into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten to 3/8 inch thickness with a fork.
  4. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.
  5. In a mixing bowl, beat filling ingredients until smooth. Spread on half of the cookies and top each with another cookie.

Linda Thompson

Bella Undaunted, 18500 92nd Ave, Tinley Park, IL, 60487, United States