peanut butter sandwich cookies

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies (adapted from The Taste of Home Cookbook)

1/2 cup butter
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter peanut butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2. Shape into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork to create a criss cross pattern. Bake at 190 C for 10-12 minutes, or until golden. Remove to wire racks to cool

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3-4 tbs milk

For filling, in a large bowl, beat the peanut butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Spread on the smooth bottom of the cookie and top with another cookie with the smooth bottom facing each other. The sandwich cookies should have the criss cross pattern facing up.

Makes 2 and half dozen sandwich cookies.

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