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    Peanut Butter Cookies Sandwiched With Ganache

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 5 mins

    30 mins

    35 mins

    HappyMommy1422's Note:

    I'll confess I haven't made this recipe yet, but I wanted to submit it before I lost the newspaper clipping. The article attributed this recipe to "Cooking for Comfort" by Marian Burros. Cooking times are approximates.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    For Ganache

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place oven racks near middle position.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    3. 3
      Using electric mixer, cream together peanut butter and butter.
    4. 4
      Add 1 1/2 cups minus 1 tablespoon sugar and cream 20 seconds on medium speed.
    5. 5
      Scrape bowl and mix 30 seconds more.
    6. 6
      Add eggs, 1 at a time, and beat well after each addition.
    7. 7
      Beat in vanilla.
    8. 8
      Sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
    9. 9
      Add to peanut butter mixture all at once.
    10. 10
      Mix until blended.
    11. 11
      Stir in peanuts.
    12. 12
      Scoop dough onto ungreased baking sheets; there should be 9 cookies per sheet.
    13. 13
      You will need 3 sheets.
    14. 14
      On each cookie, press down lightly with large fork in 2 directions to make cross, flattening dough slightly.
    15. 15
      Sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
    16. 16
      Bake 7-9 minutes in preheated oven.
    17. 17
      Remove from oven and cool on baking sheets.
    18. 18
      Cookies will be very soft, but as they cool they will firm up somewhat, though they will still be soft.
    19. 19
      Remove cookies from sheets when cool and fill with ganache.
    20. 20
      Spread ganache evenly over bottom side of 12 cookies.
    21. 21
      Top with remaining 12 cookies.
    22. 22
      To make ganache:.
    23. 23
      Break 1 pound bittersweet chocolate into small pieces and process in food processor fitted with metal blade until finely ground.
    24. 24
      Heat 1 pint heavy whipping cream to boiling point on medium-high heat.
    25. 25
      With motor running, pour cream into feed tube of processor; process until chocolate is smooth and melted.
    26. 26
      Place in bowl and cool.
    27. 27
      Refrigerate only long enough to thicken to spreadable consistency, so it will form thick layer between 2 cookies.
    28. 28
      It can be reheated, if necessary, by placing bowl in warm water and stirring until smooth.

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    Nutritional Facts for Peanut Butter Cookies Sandwiched With Ganache

    Serving Size: 1 (2327 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 696.6
     
    Calories from Fat 453
    65%
    Total Fat 50.3 g
    77%
    Saturated Fat 22.6 g
    113%
    Cholesterol 130.2 mg
    43%
    Sodium 496.2 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 52.5 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    13%
    Sugars 28.0 g
    112%
    Protein 13.9 g
    27%

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