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Stack of peanut butter sandwich cookies drizzled with dark chocolate on a white marble background with jug of milk

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Peanut Butter Filling

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Oven

Description

These peanut butter sandwich cookies are decadent, rich, and completely vegan and gluten free!


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Ingredients

Peanut Butter Cookies:

  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup gluten free all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp almond flour
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 tbsp almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt

Chocolate Coconut Buttercream Filling:

  • 1/2 cup coconut cream (refrigerate can of full fat coconut milk overnight, and then without shaking the can, scoop out the layer of thick cream that forms on top)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

Instructions

Cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a medium size mixing bowl, cream the peanut butter and brown sugar at medium speed until no lumps are left.
  3. Add the vanilla and maple syrup and continue mixing at medium speed.
  4. Add the remaining cookie ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
  5. Scoop cookie dough onto parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  6. Press lightly with a fork to flatten.
  7. Bake for 11-13 mins, or until lightly browned.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool for 2 mins before transferring to cooling rack.
  9. Let cool completely before making cookie sandwiches!

Filling:

  1. While cookies are baking, whip chilled coconut cream in small mixing bowl until a whipped cream texture forms.
  2. Add the peanut butter, sugar and cocoa powder and whip until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a small plastic bag and cut a small hole in one corner of the bag.
  4. Pipe desired amount onto one cookie, and use other cookie to form a sandwich.
  5. Enjoy!