Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies are soft & chewy peanut butter cookies sandwiched together with creamy Nutella. You can’t ask for a more delicious dessert!
There are some things that just pair well together. At the top of my list- peanut butter & chocolate. But then there is the wonderful creation we know as Nutella. It’s so heavenly. I was craving some- but really didn’t want to just eat it straight out of the jar. I also wanted something more fun than my usual peanut butter/Nutella sandwich. It has been a while since I made peanut butter cookies – so I thought it would be pretty tasty to make a batch & then sandwich them together with some Nutella & make some Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies. Heaven- it was Heaven. Every- single- bite.
These peanut butter cookies are so soft & chewy – I could eat 100 of them.
I recommend allowing them to cool completely or even chill in the refrigerator prior to adding the Nutella – otherwise it just melts & then the “sandwich” slides apart & you are left with a gooey mess. Trust me on this one 🙂
Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies
- 1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter I used natural peanut butter
- 1 cup shortening
- 2-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
- 6 tbsp milk
- 2 tbsp vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1-1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup Nutella
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- In mixer - combine peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk & vanilla. Beat well.
- Add eggs - beating until just combined
- Add flour, baking soda & salt - beat on low to combine & then beat well for approx 1 minute to bring to a fluffier consistency
- Take tablespoon size portion & roll between hands to form a ball - then flatten slightly & place on ungreased cookie sheet
- Bake 8-9 minutes or until edges are beginning to brown
- Remove & cool on tray approx 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
- Once cool - spread Nutella on cookie & pair with another like sized cookie to form "sandwich"
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Tamar Strauss-Benjamin says
You had me at peanut butter!! I need to look for dairy-free recipes for nutella (-:
Pieni Lintu says
Looks so delicious!! <3
What a great combination! These look so so good!
That is an amazing combo! These look beautiful and delicious!
Ashley @ musingsandoats says
I am right there with you, girl. Nutella IS very heavenly. In fact, I just did a post on a peanut butter, banana, nutella panini. We would probably be great friends 🙂
Shannon Hawk says
Peanut Butter and Nutella!! I can’t wait to make these…I have a feeling they will be gone in 1 day!
Rach @ EazyPeazyMealz says
I love sandwich cookies! And with Nutella…and my favorite…peanut butter. Yummy!
Megan @ Our Pinteresting Family says
These sound delicious!
they look delicious!
Mmmm, now that’s a cookie I’d love next to me right now! Pinning for sure 😉
Barbara Hoyer says
Wow! looks good. I just need to find a gluten-free peanut butter cookie recipe.
Linda @ it all started with paint says
You are killing my waistline each week with your amazing recipes and mouth-watering photography! Pinning for sure! And thanks so much for sharing at the Super Saturday Link Party, my friend!
Hope you have a fabulous weekend!
These look beyond amazing. Love LOVE the combo nut butters. Great idea!
Britni Newton Vigil says
I really shouldn’t have looked at this tonight, sounds incredible! Thanks for sharing on the weekend re-Treat link party. Hope you link up to the party again tomorrow!
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Oh, I’m making these cooky sándwich for my grandgirls as son as they vivit me again.
Thank you for sharing. You are featured at, Saturday Sparks linky Party!