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Fudge-Filled Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time:30 min
Cook Time:10 min
Yield:48 sandwich cookies

INGREDIENTS:

  • COOKIES
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/2 cups Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • FILLING
  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    HEAT oven to 375°F. Coat baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. 2.
    For Cookies: BEAT peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs. Beat just until blended.

  3. 3.
    COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add to creamed mixture on low speed, mixing just until blended. Drop by level tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.

  4. 4.
    BAKE 6 to 7 minutes or until set and just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

  5. 5.
    For Filling: MICROWAVE sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl on HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth when stirred. Stir in vanilla. Let cool 15 minutes. Spread generously on flat side of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat side down, to form sandwich cookies.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:

Serving Size (1/36), Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 50), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 100mg, Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 7g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Fudge-Filled Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies 4.5 5 2 2
GOOD COOKIE These Fudge-Filled Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies are really good. March 25, 2013
Everyone loved it - young and older! This made enough for me to bring a large cookie tray to the office party and to send a bunch to my son's 1st grade class. Everyone raved about it! The cookies were easy to make and delicious. December 30, 2012
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