Dispensing Happiness

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Thursday, March 23, 2006

Triple Threat


I promised Matt I'd make these cookies. Good thing I didn't promise when, because I first found the recipe about four months ago!

Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Another simple recipe: flour, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt mixed together. Unsweetened chocolate melted with butter, poured into a bowl and cooled. To that, add eggs and vanilla, then dry ingredients, and finally stir in milk chocolate chips. Form into small balls, place on parchment-lined baking sheets, bake till firm on the outside but soft in the middle, cool on racks.
Mix together equal parts powdered sugar and natural peanut butter (it took a bit more PB to make this work) to form a paste, spread on a cookie, top with another.

Because I made them for Matt, I'll let him review:

Crunchy, dark-chocolate-y cookie (a little like an Oreo, but just a touch less crisp), with most of the sweetness coming from the chocolate chips. The peanut butter isn't terribly pronounced, but it's there.

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6 Thoughts for food:

At 8:29 AM, Anonymous emily said...

I haven't made any type of peanut butter cookie in ages.I just may have to do that today.

At 10:38 AM, Blogger CameraDawktor said...

Those look so Delish! I will have to try them, but think I'll splurge and go with the Skippy Peanut Butter!

At 1:38 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

Emily; Matt took them to work, and now they're gone (and he's not even around the general population), so they went over very well...do give them a try!

At 1:39 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

Cameradawktor; I only used the natural pb becaue the recipe called for it, and also because Matt likes it. Me? I stick with Jif!

At 1:40 AM, Blogger CameraDawktor said...

Oh dear friend (and you ARE a dear friend now after introducing me to these cookies!) I tried your recipe tonight and they are SO DELICIOUS!!!

I added a few extras so posted on my site about it, check it out!!

Thanks Stephanie!

At 12:18 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

Cameradawtkor...and why shouldn't friendships be created over great food?!??

I'm so happy you tried, and liked, these cookies. I can tell you're an almond-fan! You should try Giada's recipes; she's always adding Ameretto and other almond-flavoring to her dishes!


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