Fudge-Filled Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies

Fudge-Filled Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies


"Soft, chewy peanut butter cookies are sandwiched together with a layer of fudge--a tried and true flavor combination!"


servings 253 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 253 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 169 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. For Cookies: Beat peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs. Beat just until blended.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add to creamed mixture on low speed, mixing just until blended. Drop by level tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
  4. Bake 6 to 7 minutes or until set and just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  5. For Filling: Microwave sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl on high for 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth when stirred. Stir in vanilla. Let cool 15 minutes. Spread generously on flat side of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat side down, to form sandwich cookies.


  • Substitute: Instead of 1 stick Crisco┬« Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening, you can use 1 cup Crisco(R) Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Don't worry Coralie, uwasvwaya is rude to many in her reviews. If you click on her user name and look at the reviews written, many were rude and demeaning, even hateful towards others. You sho...

I pretty much followed the recipe, though I did decrease the sugar by half a cup. I don't like things so sweet so they were perfect for me this way. I didnt have crisco, so I just subbed margari...

Peanut butter and chocolate make for a perfect combination.

Very good, used a bit less sugar, 1/4 C. to 1/2 C. less is about right. Used butter, it is natural, and has a taste that cannot be matched! Same measurements as with the crisco. Good recipe to m...

I'm just now finishing up this recipe. I used real butter instead of Crisco and the cookies taste great but I'm still waiting on the fudge filling to cool. At first I made the filling the way th...

I just tried this recipe. I followed it to the T and they came out pretty good. They are very sweet so i might adjust the sugar next time. To make them look pretty make balls with your hands and...

Tried this a few days ago. Baked the cookies one day, and made filling & filled them the next day. I think I'm missing the flavor butter would bring to the cookies, so next time I'll try half ...

The cookies are nice, but nobody here was too excited about the filling. I will probably make the cookies again, but skip the filling.

I think these cookies are absolutely delicious!