Ultimate Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies by
1 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white granulated sugar
1 cup peanut butter
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
For the filling:
1/2 cup cream cheese
1/2 cup marshmallow cream
1/2 cup Nutella
1.Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2.Place the butter and sugars in a large bowl and beat for several minutes until fluffy and pale in color. Add the peanut butter and beat for a few more seconds until combined. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat another few seconds until combined.
3.In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture and, using a rubber spatula, gently fold to combine. Be careful not to over-stir.
4.Form the dough into 1-inch balls and place them on a non-stick cookie sheet, pressing a grid pattern into them with a fork. Bake for 8-9 minutes.
5.Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet for 3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
6.For the filling:
7.Combine the cream cheese, marshmallow cream and Nutella and beat until combined.
8.Using a butter knife, spread the filling on the bottom side of one cookie and place another cookie on top.
9.Makes about 32 sandwich cookies.