Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

Category: Cookies
Yield: 24 sandwich cookies
Source: Phyllis
Loved by kids young and old.

1/2 c butter - softened
1/2 c granulated sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 egg
1 t vanilla
1 c flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (11 oz) pkg peanut butter and chocolate pieces
1/2 c ready made chocolate frosting
1/2 c peanut butter
In a large bowl beat butter at high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugars, soda, and salt, mix well.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
Add flour and cocoa to batter. Stir in peanut butter and chocolate pieces.
Cover; chill dough for 2-3 hours or until easy to handle.
Lightly grease baking sheets or cover with parchment paper.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
Flatten cookies slightly with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
Bake at 375ยบ for 7-8 minutes or until tops are cracked and look dry.
Cool on baking sheets for one minute. Remove and cool completely.
Stir together frosting and peanut butter; spread a scant 2 teaspoons on bottom half of cookies.
Top with remaining cookies, placing bottom sides together.

Nutritional facts (daily value): Calories 4828kcal; Protein 138g (276%); Total Fat 324g (499%)(Sat. 108g (542%)); Chol. 456mg (152%); Carb. 413g (138%); Fiber 44g (175%); Sugars 249g; Calcium 411mg (41%); Iron 23mg (128%)

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