Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies with Milk Chocolate Filling

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2012

We wanted a cookie so packed with peanut flavor that it needed no crosshatch to ­identify it.

SERVES Makes 24 cookies

TIME 2 hours, plus 1 hour setting

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies with Milk Chocolate Filling

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Peanut butter flavor molecules can be trapped by flour in baked applications, so we ratcheted up the flavor’s intensity by sandwiching an uncooked peanut butter filling between our cookies. Adding a full cup of confectioners’ sugar to the f...

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