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Peanut Butter White Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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    24 Servings

Ingredients

For the Cookies:
  • 1/2 cup Butter, Softened
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
For the White Chocolate Buttercream:
  • 6 ounces White Baking Chocolate, Not chips, must be baking chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 1/3 cup Heavy Cream, Plus 3 tablespoons, divided
  • 1 cup Butter, Softened
  • 2 pound bag Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

For the Cookies:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, shortening, peanut butter, and sugars until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add to mixing bowl, and mix well.
  5. Shape into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a fork.
  6. Bake at 375°F for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown at the edges. Remove to wire racks to cool.

For the Buttercream:

  1. In a small saucepan over low heat, combine white chocolate and cream. Stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
  2. Set aside and let cool to room temperature.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, beat butter until creamy.
  4. Gradually add powdered sugar and cream, blending after each addition.
  5. Add white chocolate mixture and vanilla, and beat until light and fluffy.
  6. Spread the frosting on half of the cookies, and top each with another cookie. Enjoy!
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Source: Cookie recipe adapted from Taste of Home.