Fluffernutter Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Makes: ~2 dozen cookie sandwiches
Soft and chewy peanut butter cookies sandwiched together with marshmallow buttercream.
Peanut Butter Cookies:
  • 130g (~1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 12g (1 ½ teaspoons) baking soda
  • 113g (½ cup) unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
  • 258g (1 cup) creamy peanut butter
  • 160g (~¾ cup) granulated sugar
  • 117g (~1/2 cup) packed light brown sugar
  • 100g (2 large) whole eggs, at room temperature
  • 5 milliliters (1 teaspoon) vanilla extract
Marshmallow Frosting
  • 170g (¾ cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 200g (1¾ cup) marshmallow fluff
  • 240g (1½ cups) powdered sugar
  • 5 milliliters (1 teaspoon) vanilla extract
For Cookies:
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda, set aside
  2. Using a mixer, in a large bowl beat peanut butter, butter and sugars on high until light and fluffy
  3. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until combined
  4. Reduce speed to low and stir in flour mixture just until combined
  5. Chill dough for 2 hours or overnight
  6. After chilling the dough, pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheets with parchment paper
  7. Use a small cookie dough scoop to place cookie dough balls (about 1 tablespoon each) on top of parchment paper, 1-2 inches apart; lightly press palm into scoops to flatten
  8. Bake ~8 minutes until cookies are brown around the edges
For Frosting:
  1. Cream butter on high speed until light and fluffy; add fluff and combine on high speed until smooth
  2. Add sugar and mix on low speed until combined; increase speed to high until light and fluffy
  3. Mix in vanilla on high speed until combined
To Make Cookie Sandwiches:
  1. Match cookies in pairs so that each side is about the same size
  2. Spread or pipe about 2 teaspoons of frosting on the bottom of one cookie from each pair
  3. Top other cookie and press down lightly
  4. Store cookies in an airtight container up to three days; may be frozen for up to one month
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at http://www.keepitsweetdesserts.com/fluffernutter-cookies/