Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Mmm! Peanut butter cookies are doubly good when you sandwich two cookies with chocolate frosting.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

4:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

18

cookies

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup shortening
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
container (1 lb) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting or about 1 cup jam
  1. In large bowl, beat sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Cover; refrigerate about 3 hours or until firm.
  2. Heat oven to 375ºF. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls about 3 inches apart. Flatten slightly in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in flour.
  3. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Spread chocolate frosting between bottoms of pairs of cookies.
Makes 18 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Pack a stack of cookies in a see-through bag, and tie with ribbon for gifting or selling at bake sales.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich Cookie)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 2 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.