Inside-Out Peanut Butter Cookies

Betty Crocker® cookie mix provides a simple addition to these tasty peanut butter cookies – a delicious treat!

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 18

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons water
1
egg
1/2
cup marshmallow creme (from 7-oz jar)
1
bag (10 oz) peanut butter chips (1 2/3 cups)
2
tablespoons shortening

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Make cookie dough, using oil, water and egg, and bake as directed on package. Cool completely.
  • 2 Spoon about 1 teaspoon of marshmallow creme on the bottom of half of the cookies. Top each with a second cookie, bottom side down; gently press together.
  • 3 In small saucepan, heat peanut butter chips and shortening over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Spoon about 2 teaspoons peanut butter mixture over each cookie, spreading with back of spoon over top and side. Place on waxed paper. Let stand 30 minutes or until set.

Expert Tips

Use the leftover marshmallow creme to make easy s’mores—just spread on a graham cracker, top with a piece of chocolate candy bar (softened slightly in the microwave) and a second graham cracker.

If you love peanut butter cups, you'll love these cookies. My children received a candy for Valentine's Day that gave me the idea to make these chocolate sandwich cookies with peanut butter on the outside.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich Cookie
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.