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Sandwiches aren’t just for lunch anymore! These chewy cookie sandwiches are stuffed with vanilla-kissed peanut butter for a delightful dessert you can share with your friends, coworkers or your kid’s homeroom class.

Recipe Ingredients

Dough
½ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup whole wheat flour
½ cup rolled oats, pulverized to coarse flour in a food processor or blender
½ cup Dutch cocoa powder
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
¾ cup Smart Balance® Original Buttery Spread
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 ½ oz unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled slightly

 

Filling
½ cup Smart Balance® Rich Roast Creamy Peanut Butter
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
3 tbsp Smart Balance® Fat Free Milk and Omega-3s
½ tsp vanilla

Recipe Steps

In a small bowl, combine both flours, pulverized oats, cocoa, baking powder and salt; set aside.

In a medium-mixing bowl, cream buttery spread and both sugars with an electric mixer.

Beat in vanilla and egg.

Blend in melted chocolate.

Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.

Using a 1-tbsp scoop, spoon dough two inches apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake at 325°F for 10 to 12 minutes.

Cool on parchment paper for at least 5 minutes.

For filling, cream together all ingredients in a mixing bowl until smooth. If needed, add a small amount of extra milk to reach the desired consistency. Transfer filling to a zip-top plastic bag or piping bag.

When completely cooled, place half the cookies bottom side up. Pipe filling onto the cookies, using about 2 teaspoons of filling per cookie.

Top with the remaining cookies, bottom side down, to create a sandwich.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 24 servings. 1 sandwich cookie per serving.

 

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories 196
Fat 8.5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 2g
Mono Fat 4g
Cholesterol 8mg
Sodium 133mg
Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 3g