Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

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Do you remember these Tagalong Bars that I made because I never did see a Girl Scout to pick up a package of cookies? Well, Girl Scout cookie season came and went and I still didn’t get my package of peanut butter sandwich cookies. So naturally, I made my own.

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Only these were better! Soft, chewy and extremely peanut buttery. What’s more, they only have 4 ingredients and take about 5 minutes to prepare! All of you gluten free people will LOVE this recipe because it is flourless!

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I came across this recipe via pinterest and it originates from PBS.org. I knew it would be perfect to sandwich some silky peanut butter frosting.

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I even saved a few cookies to make ice cream sandwiches with this delicious ice cream. Have you heard of Straus Creamery Organic Ice Cream. I picked it up at Whole Foods Market last week and it was ah-mazing! Brown Sugar Banana…need I say more?

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Sorry about the horrible picture. My camera card decided that it was full while photographing these sandwiches, which resulted in melted sandwiches. I knew if I  put them back in the freezer, the next time I would go to get them they would be gone (the beast, my husband was hovering over me while taking the pictures).

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

  • 2 cups Peanut Butter, any kind just not too much oil
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

In a bowl, mix sugar and peanut butter. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined. Scoop out 1 tbsp rounds and place on cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Using a fork, make criss cross patterns on the cookie.

Bake for 14 minutes. Cool completely.

Silky Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 1/2 cup of butter, softened
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsps milk

Combine all of your ingredients and beat on medium to high speed for 4 minutes. If frosting is too dry, add more milk in increments of 1 tbsp until the desired consistency.

Spread frosting on cookies and sandwich together. If using ice cream, defrost the ice cream for about 7-10 minutes. Scoop out ice cream and place on cookies, sandwich together. Refreeze for 1 hour before serving.

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  1. Very cool recipe. Love that you added the “cream” filling yes just like a Girl Scout tagalong.

    On the pbs.org website one commenter thought there was too much sugar, what do you think?

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  3. Exactly like the ‘Real Simple’ one I have for about 5 years now. Only difference is brown sugar in place of white. Will make these later.