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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

I love making sandwich cookies - that creamy layer in the middle just makes them seem extra-special.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peanut Butter Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies
Servings: 18
Calories: 299kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup smooth natural peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter slightly melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup quick oats
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  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup creamy natural peanut butter
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375º.
  • Combine peanut butter and pecans in a food processor and process until smooth. Whisk flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl.
  • Beat both sugars and butter with an electric mixer in a large bowl until fluffy. Add peanut butter mixture and vanilla and beat to blend well. Beat in egg. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Add both oats. Continue to blend at high speed for 1 minute.
  • Line 2 baking sheets with foil. Scoop balls of dough onto cookie sheets, spacing 1″ apart. Bake until light golden, 10 minutes.
  • Let cookies cool on sheets for a couple minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, mix all ingredients with an electric mixer. Spread one cookie at a time with the frosting and top with another cookie.

Nutrition

Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 219mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.9mg