Source: America's Favorite Food Associations

Banana Cookies w/ Peanut Butter Filling
A great way to combine two of your favorite flavors.
Rating:
Serves: varies
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15-20 minutes

 

 
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup mashed bananas, (about 2 medium)
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Filling
1 cup SMUCKERS natural creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
1 cup powdered sugar




1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. 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.

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

3. Stir peanut butter until evenly mixed throughout; measure after stirring. Beat peanut butter, butter and powdered sugar until well mixed. Spread about 1 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 1 to 2 tablespoons milk to peanut butter filling, stirring until smooth. Frost tops of cookies.


Notes:
ingredients #10-12 are for the filling

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