Monday, January 25, 2010

In the Kitchen - Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

If you love peanut butter this mega dose sandwich cookie is for you. This recipe is from Martha Stewart (Martha, Martha, Martha). They taste de-lish. Enjoy!

The dough in this recipe will freeze, well wrapped, for up to 3 months.

Prep: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes, plus chilling


Makes 30
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  1. In a bowl, whisk together baking soda, salt, and 2 cups flour; set aside. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter, brown sugar, and 1 cup peanut butter until light and fluffy; beat in egg. With mixer on low, gradually add flour mixture, beating just until combined (do not overmix). 
  2. Form dough into two 8-inch-long rectangular logs. Wrap each log in waxed or parchment paper; freeze until firm, about 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, with racks in upper and lower thirds. With a sharp knife, slice dough 1/4 inch thick; place on two baking sheets, 1 inch apart. Bake until cookies are puffed, 12 to 15 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through. Transfer to wire racks; let cool.
  4. Make filling: In a saucepan, whisk milk and 2 tablespoons flour over medium until thickened, 2 minutes; let cool. In a bowl, using mixer, beat together 1/2 cup peanut butter and granulated sugar; beat in cooled milk mixture. Spread smooth sides of half the cookies with 1 tablespoon filling; sandwich with remaining cookies. (To store, keep in an airtight container, up to 5 days.)
From Everyday Food, April 2009

Helpful Hints

Freezing the dough for an hour makes it firm so it's easier to slice. Use a small paring knife for a clean and even cut. Also, in step 4 make sure the milk is really cooled. I hurried this step and the filling was loose until it cooled more and thickened up.

1 comment:

  1. THose cookies look absolutely yummy. Thanks for listing the recipe. I can't wait to make them.


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