Thin and crisp peanut butter sandwich cookiesfilled with creamy peanut butter.
Recipe: Peanut Butter Affairs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup vegetable shortening1/2 cup creamy peanut butter1/4 cup light corn syrup1 tablespoon milk1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons creamy peanutbutter
In a medium bowl, mix together the flour,baking soda, salt and sugar; using a pastry blender, cut in theshortening and 1/2 cup peanut butter until mixture is crumbly.Stir in the corn syrup and milk until just blended.
Shape dough into a 9-inch roll; wrap inplastic wrap or wax paper, and chill a minimum of 8 hours orovernight.
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Unwrap roll and cut into 1/4-inch slices.Place half of the slices 2-inches apart onto greased baking sheets.Spread each slice with 1 teaspoon peanut butter. Cover with remainingslices, and press edges together with a fork to seal.
Bake for 14 to 16 minutes or until lightlybrowned. Transfer to wire racks tocool completely.
Makes 1 1/2 dozen.
Home Made Peanut Butter – RECIPEIf the Peanut Butter Affairs recipe was useful and interesting, you can share it with your friends or leave a comment.