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Salted Peanut Sandwich Cookies

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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A salty peanut butter buttercream sandwiched between two peanut butter cookies makes one amazing bite-size dessert!

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough
3/4
cup salted roasted peanuts
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
3
tablespoons butter, softened
1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons milk
1/4
teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 32 (1-inch) balls.
  • 2 Finely chop peanuts; place chopped peanuts in small bowl. Roll each cookie dough ball in peanuts, and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are set and just starting to brown. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets before removing to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat peanut butter and softened butter with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add powdered sugar, milk and salt; beat 1 to 2 minutes or until well combined.
  • 4 Spread mixture on bottoms of 16 of the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, bottom sides down.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 32 (1-inch) balls.
  • 2 Finely chop peanuts; place chopped peanuts in small bowl. Roll each cookie dough ball in peanuts, and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are set and just starting to brown. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets before removing to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat peanut butter and softened butter with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add powdered sugar, milk and salt; beat 1 to 2 minutes or until well combined.
  • 4 Spread mixture on bottoms of 16 of the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, bottom sides down.

Expert Tips

Stir a couple tablespoons of miniature chocolate chips into the buttercream before spreading between the cookies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
10g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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