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Peanut Butter Coffee Filled Sandwich CookiesPeanut Butter Coffee Filled Sandwich Cookies

Peanut Butter Coffee Filled Sandwich Cookies


By: Nancy - Las Vegas, NV - 2016 Recipe Contest

"We love peanut butter cookies especially warm just out of the oven. To incorporate Door County Coffee, I chose my favorite flavored coffee, Vanilla Creme Brulee and made coffee filled peanut butter cookie sandwiches."



This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Cafe.
Ingredients:

Featured ingredient: Vanilla Creme Brulee Coffee 10 oz. Bag Ground

Cookies:

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter, cream or crunchy
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons Amaretto
  • 3 teaspoons Vanilla Creme Brulee fresh ground coffee
  • 2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Filling:
  • 1/3 cup softened butter
  • 4 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup Vanilla Creme Brulee Brewed strong coffee
  • 1 16 ounce box powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Amaretto

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the first 4 ingredients until well blended. Add eggs, Amaretto and fresh ground coffee; mix well.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  4. Beat egg mixture into flour mixture, mixing until well blended.
  5. Drop by large spoonfuls of batter on to ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Flatten cookies with floured fork prongs in a criss-cross fashion and let bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cookies set for 5 minutes before placing them on a cooling rack.
Meanwhile, make the filling.
  1. In a medium bowl, blend together the butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and Amaretto.
  2. Add slowly the brewed coffee, beating mixture until it reaches a firm consistency.
  3. Arrange 15 cookies criss-cross side down, spread a generous amount of filling on each cookie. Top with second cookie , criss-cross side up.
Makes 15 sandwich style cookies (depending on the size of cookies)