The other day, out of curiosity, I Googled “best cookie recipe” and came up with a list that included this recipe. Seriously, there were about 1,000 reviews, most of them positive. So I thought they were at least worth a try. Do you love peanut butter? Do you love oatmeal cookies? How about peanut butter frosting?
Girl Scout Peanut Butter Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter softened
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cup quick cooking oats
- 6 tablespoons butter softened
- 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
- 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
- 4 tablespoons whipping cream or half and half
In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter , 1 cup peanut butter, white sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla. Add eggs and beat well.
In another bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add to the creamed mixture. Stir. Add oatmeal and stir.
Drop by tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheet, and press each mound down a little to form 1/2 inch thick cookies. Bake at 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes, or until cookies are a light brown. The cookies need to be slightly browned. Don’t under bake too much, or the cookie won’t be able to support the creme filling.
Cream 6 tablespoons butter with the confectioners’ sugar, 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter, and the cream. Spread filling onto half of the cooled cookies, then top with the other half to form sandwiches.
– I used a small cookie scoop, so the cookies would be more uniform and easier to match up after filling.
-Normally, I’m a BIG cookie scoop type of gal. But this cookies is really sweet and rich with the creme filling (AND you are really eating two cookies per serving). I think smaller is better in this case.
7 thoughts on “Girl Scout Peanut Butter Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies”
Possibly the BEST cookies I have ever eaten. Last week I really wanted a Nutter Butter, oh my goodness these are 10 times better!
These look fantastic!
These really look wonderful. This is my first visit to your blog. I found you by chance and planned only to say hello. I started reading some of your prior posts and ended up staying much longer than I planned. I really like your blog and will be back as often as I can. I hope you are having a wonderful day. Blessings…Mary
delicious cookies! i felt like they took about 10 minutes to actually bake and get a little brown, instead of just 7-8. maybe my oven is just funny. i made these and realized i didnt have heavy cream or 1/2 & 1/2 so i used skim milk.
I recently made some peanut butter sandwich cookies also:) Aren't they just the best! I'll certainly have to try this version!
These were the best peanut butter cookies I've ever had.
I baked mine a little longer and they came out chewy and crisp
around the edges. I did'nt make the filling because these were so buttery and full of peanut flavor, a very rich tasting cookie.
This will be my new permanant recipe. Delicious!!
Thanks so much for sharing!
Just like everything else I have tried on your site, these cookies are incredible. We usually like our cookies a little bit under done, but it was hard to spread the filling. The next batches we cooked a bit more (9-10 minutes) and they held up to the application of the filling. Thanks for the recipe!