Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies

Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies

These cookies are best eaten when warm so you can enjoy the warm peanut butter filing oozing from the center of the cookies. When the cookies cool, the filling sets but it is still soft and just as delicious.

The kids love these cookies 🙂

Filling– combine peanut butter and powdered sugar in a bowl.

Scoop about a tablespoon of batter onto baking pan, flatten each and put peanut butter ball on top. Bring the edges of together to form a ball
Roll stuffed cookie dough ball in sugar
Bake for 12-15 minutes
Enjoy while they’re still warm. Look at that gooey center.. yum!

Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies
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Ingredients
  • Filling--
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • Cookies--
  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees. prepare two baking sheets by lining with parchment paper.
  2. Make the filling--
  3. In a medium bowl, combine peanut butter and powdered sugar; beat with a hand mixer on medium until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and mix until thoroughly combined, then add flour, baking soda and salt and mix until just combined.
  4. Make cookies --
  5. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, butter, and sugars and beat with a hand mixer on medium until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and mix until thoroughly combined, then add flour, baking soda and salt and mix until just combined.
  6. Scoop a heaping tablespoon of the cookie dough and flatten into a pancake-like circle.
  7. Place the frozen peanut butter ball on top. Bring the edges of the dough around the peanut butter ball and pinch the edges together to seal, adding more dough if necessary to cover the frozen peanut butter completely.
  8. Roll stuffed cookie dough ball in sugar and place on baking sheet. Repeat until all dough is used, spacing the cookies about 2” apart.
  9. Bake until the cookies are golden on the bottom,12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

 

 

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