Chocolate Peanut Puffs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons marshmallow creme
Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large mixer bowl.
Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Reduce speed to low; add flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder alternately with milk, beating well after each addition (1 to 2 minutes).
Drop dough by slightly rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until top springs back lightly when touched.
Combine all filling ingredients in small mixer bowl.
Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes).
Spread 1 level teaspoonful filling on flat-side of 1 cookie; top with second cookie, flat-side down. Squeeze together gently.
Repeat with remaining cookies.
TIP: Make cookies and filling ahead. Assemble just before serving.
Yield: 4 dozen sandwich cookies
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