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Homemade Peanut Butter Oreo Cookies

Ingredients

For cookies

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For filling

  • 2 tablespoons butter room tempearture
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter I used Peanut Butter & Co Smooth Operator
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Instructions

  1. In a bowl mix together cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl using a hand mixer cream together butter, sugars, egg and vanilla.
  2. Add dry mixture to wet mixture and continue to mix until combined.
  3. Cover cookie dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll the dough into large teaspoon size balls.
  5. Place balls on parchment lined cookie sheets. Once balls are down use a fork or spatula to flatten them down.
  6. Bake cookies for 7-8 minutes.

Cream Filling

  1. Using a hand mixer combine the butter and peanut butter until creamy.
  2. Add powdered sugar and milk and continue to mix until combined.

To Make Cookies

  1. Take one cookie and put filling on it. Then take another cookie and put it on top. Flatten down with your hand slightly to make the cookie sandwich.

Recipe Notes

Makes 8 Cookie Sandwiches