Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich Cookies

Summary

Yield
cookies
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
13 minutes
Total time
33 minutes

Ingredients

1 cup
brown sugar (packed)
1⁄2 cup
sugar
1 1⁄2 cup
butter (softened, 1/2 cup for filling)
1 cup
bananas (mashed, about 2 large bananas)
1  
egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla extract
2 3⁄4 cups
flour
1⁄2 teaspoon
baking soda
1⁄4 teaspoon
salt
1 cup
peanut butter (all natural, creamy)
1 cup
powdered sugar

Instructions

Heat oven to 350° F. Beat brown sugar, sugar, and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy; add banana, egg, and vanilla. Beat until well mixed. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in medium bowl; mix well. Add flour mixture to banana mixture; mix until soft dough forms.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

Beat peanut butter, butter and powdered sugar until well mixed. Spread about one tablespoon filling on bottoms of half of cookies. Gently press bottoms of remaining cookies against filling to form sandwiches.

Tip: Cookies can be frosted. Add one to two tablespoons milk to peanut butter filling, stirring until smooth. Frost tops of cookies.

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