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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

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Level: Easy

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16

Description

Such a delicious treat that you might want to double the recipe!

Ingredients

  • FOR THE COOKIE:
  • 2 whole Large Eggs
  • ½ cups Vegetable Oil
  • ¼ cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1 box Devil's Food Cake Mix, 18.25 Oz
  • _____
  • FOR THE FROSTING:
  • 4 ounces, weight Cream Cheese, Softened
  • ¾ cups Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-½ cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Milk

Preparation

For the cookies:

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly whisk eggs and oil in a medium bowl. Mix in flour and cake mix until well blended. Roll into 1 inch balls and bake for 8-10 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet. Cool completely on a wire rack.

For the frosting:

In a medium bowl cream together cream cheese, peanut butter and vanilla. Add in powdered sugar and mix until smooth. Add in milk a little at a time until you get the desired consistency.

Spread about 2 Tablespoons of frosting onto the bottom of one cookie and then place another cookie on top, bottom sides facing in. Repeat with remaining cookies and frosting.

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The Three Little Piglets on 4.20.2011

Oh my those look good! I love anything with peanut butter and confectoners’ sugar together…

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peanutbutterlover on 4.12.2011

Ive made these several times and they are absolutely amazing!! I love to keep them chilled they taste and last longer that way :D

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HealthyOne on 3.9.2011

These are soo good. One of my favorites now. Thanks for sharing!

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kathee on 3.5.2011

brilliant!! I’m making these tomorrow!!

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vasichde on 2.26.2011

I can’t decide. I will either never make these cookies again, or I will make these cookies every single week! They are so tasty, so easy, and so bad for my waistline! Evil to have in the house, but a sin to never make them again! Thanks for a great recipe.

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looneybaker on 7.4.2012

Great easy to make cookies! They were a big hit with my family.

Like others, I did have some PB filling left over when doubling this recipe.

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nannymimi on 12.31.2011

Very Very Good!!!! Made these for a family gathering and they were gone in a flash.

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Heather G. on 12.26.2011

These were sooo good!! I really noticed a difference (not a good one) when I used a cheaper cake mix. I’ll stick with Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker for sure. Definitely a keeper!

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sarajtn on 7.18.2011

Absolutely delicious. I made them for a friend who loves peanut butter, and these were a huge hit. Once assembled, the cookies are huge, so one is plenty for a serving. Definitely make sure you don’t overbake, as having the cookie chewy is key with the filling.

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Liliputtin on 7.2.2011

Oh. Wow. These are so yummy and rich. I can’t have more than 1.5 in a single sitting and even then they need milk! I would also say there is more than enough filling with this recipe, so try halving the amounts. They remind me a bit of a “whoopie pie” a friend brought to school once. So good and deceptively easy!

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