Monday, May 18, 2020

Copycat Nutter Butter Cookies

Oh how fun it is when you can make your own kind of 'special' at home!? 

These wonderful cookies may not look just like the store-purchased
version, but they do taste very similar to them.

You can make these crunchy or soft!

Did you know brown sugar makes for chewy cookies?!

It's a simple recipe, really. 

Since it's going to be a double layer of cookie with frosting in between,
it's best to keep these smaller cookies. 

Serve with coffee or tea and enjoy yourself silly (or nutty?!) 

1-1/2 c. all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter, softened, but not melted
3/4 c. packed light brown sugar 
1 large egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. peanut butter (chunky or smooth)
Additional sugar for coating dough


4 Tb. butter, room temperature
1/2 c. chunky peanut butter
1-1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 Tb. milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350*. In small bowl, combine flour and baking soda;
set aside. 

In large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until smooth.  Add egg and vanilla; beat until well combined. Add in peanut butter, mixing to combine.  Add flour mixture and mix just until blended. 

Form dough into 1" balls.  Roll in the sugar; shape into a log. Roll in sugar again. Place on cookie sheet about 2" apart.  Using the tines of the fork, make a
criss-cross design on the dough.  Pinch the middle of the cookie to make a peanut shape. 

Bake 10 - 12 minutes; cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to
rack to cool. 

When room temp, spread filling on one cookie, topping with the other..

Inspired and slightly adapted recipe from Barbara Bakes

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  1. Your copycat nutter butters turned out so cute, and I’m sure that they taste better than the real thing!!

    1. My family enjoyed them too...I think they're a great cookie to enjoy! Thanks for stopping by. XO