Sunday, August 14, 2011

Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Amy’s Amazing Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
I’ve been meaning to post these cookies since July when I first made them.  You see, Amy created this recipe and she won a $25,000 contract to host the Real Women of Philadelphia with THESE COOKIES!  See why I wanted to check them out!
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 8 minutes
  • Total time: 18 minutes
  • Servings: 20
  • 4 ounce(s) of Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 4 tbsp. of Butter, Softened
  • 1 tsp. of Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 (18.25 oz) Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 1/4 cup(s) of All Purpose Flour
  • 4 ounce(s) of Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 3/4 cup(s) of Cream Peanut Butter
  • 1 tsp. of Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) of Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. of Milk
  • 12 Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, Chopped
Steps

1.     Preheat oven to 375 F.
2.     Cream together 4 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese and 4 TBSP butter in a stand mixer or large bowl.
3.     Mix in 1 tsp pure vanilla extract.
4.     Combine in your eggs, one at a time, until well incorporated.
5.     Add in your chocolate cake mix and combine well.
6.     Add in flour and mix until well incorporated.

7.     Place 1 inch balls onto a cookie sheet, keeping cookies about 2 inches apart.
8.     You should end up with about 40 cookies total, making 20 sandwich cookies.
9.     Bake for 6-8 minutes or until center of the cookie is set.
10.           Remove cookies from the oven and cool completely.
11.           FOR THE FROSTING
12.           Cream together 4 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese and peanut butter in a stand mixer or large bowl.
13.           Mix in 1 tsp pure vanilla extract.
14.           Slowly incorporate all of the powdered sugar. Mix until well combined
15.           Thin out frosting using some or all of the milk.
16.           Frost the bottom of 20 cookies.
17.           Sprinkle some chopped peanut butter cups on each of the frosted cookies.
18.           Top each frosted cookie with a non-frosted cookie, making a sandwich.
19.           Make sure that the tops of your cookies are facing out.
20.           Store in an airtight container.


2 comments:

  1. Wow...these look AMAZING! Like a Reeses in a cookie form...love these!!

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  2. I can see why she won and why you made them! Thanks for posting, with school starting soon I'll definitely be making some of these for lunchtime treats. My daughter thanks you in advance :)

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