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Peanut Butter Chocolate Sandwich Cookies combine chewy chocolate cookies and creamy peanut butter filling. The best peanut butter sandwich cookies recipe!

Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

These Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Sandwich Cookies are the perfect pairing of two favorite flavors. Chewy chocolatey cookies meet creamy peanut butter frosting in these deliciously dreamy sandwich cookies!
Course From the cookbook [i]Sandwiched[/i]
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 6 sandwiches
Author Tanya Schroeder

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. semisweet chocolate
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/8 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • Frosting:
  • 3 Tbsp. softened butter
  • 1/3 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. cream
  • 2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine chocolate and butter. Cook over low heat until both have melted.
  2. Stir until smooth and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, and vanilla until mixture begins to thicken.
  5. Stir in cooled chocolate mixture, followed by flour mixture.
  6. Beat until combined. Let batter stand 10 minutes in order to thicken up.
  7. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  8. Drop dough by tablespoon onto a lined baking sheet, keeping each cookie about 2 inches apart.
  9. Bake for 8 minutes, or until edges are set and cookies are slightly cracked.
  10. Let cool for 1 minute before removing to a cooling rack.
  11. Prepare the frosting. In a mixer bowl, combine butter and peanut butter, beating until smooth.
  12. Slowly mix in powdered sugar one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  13. Add in vanilla and cream and beat until frosting is spreadable consistency, adding more cream if necessary.
  14. Stir in mini chocolate chips.
  15. To assemble, pipe or spread a generous spoonful of frosting over the bottoms of 6 cookies.
  16. Top each with remaining cookies.