Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownie Cookie Sandwich
A decadent cookie for chocolate and peanut butter fans! A great addition for your Christmas family feast.
Makes 12 sandwich cookies
1 1/2 cups bittersweet chocolate chopped
4 tablespoons unsalted butter chopped into 3 pieces
1/3 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
Peanut Butter Filling:
3/4 cup good quality peanut butter
3/4 cup icing sugar
4 tablespoons butter (room temperature)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons full fat cream
Instructions for Cookies:
Heat and Melt: Gently simmer water in a saucepan - combine the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl and heat. Stir the mixture together until melted and smooth.
Sift Dry Ingredients: In a bowl sift flour, baking powder and salt.
Use a Mixer: Combine eggs, sugar and vanilla essence on a medium speed for 4 minutes until airy and pale.
Gently Fold: Use a rubber spatula to fold the chocolate and butter mixture. Then add the flour mixture. Refrigerate for 10 minutes to make the mixture slightly firm.
Heat: Heat the oven to 180C. Line two trays with baking paper. Scoop one tablespoon of mixture onto the tray 5cm apart.
Bake: Bake the cookies for 12 minutes until puffed and slightly cracked. Cool down for 5 minutes and the transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
Instructions for Peanut Butter Filling:
Use a Mixer: Combine peanut butter, icing sugar, butter and salt and beat on a medium speed for 4 minutes until well blended. Add the cream and beat until combined.
Prepare: Place a cool cookie upside down and spread the filling onto one side. Use another cookie to complete.
If you're feeling extra decadent drizzle some chocolate fudge on top and serve!
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