Nutter Butter Cookies

Making the inner child in all of us happy today with these delicious Homemade Nutter Butter Cookies! These cute cookies look just like the ones you can buy, but taste SO. MUCH. BETTER. Think, a crunchy peanut butter cookie that's shaped like a peanut and filled with a sweet, but oh-so creamy peanut butter filling.

4 Quick Tips For These Nutter Butter Cookies

01 You can use almost any nut butter in this recipe.

02 Make sure the butter is completely incorporated.

03 Be careful to not over-mix the cookie dough.

04 Let these cookies cool completely on the pans before filling them.

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With an electric mixer, beat butter, peanut butter, and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.


Add egg and vanilla. Beat until fully incorporated. Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix only to combine.


Divide dough into 1 teaspoon portions. Roll into balls. Place 2 balls ¼ inch from each other on prepared pan.


Flatten dough to ½ inch. Use the tines of a fork to make crosshatch pattern on each cookie.


Bake for 12 minutes, or until just starting to color. Let cool on pan.


Beat butter and peanut butter until smooth and creamy. about 1 minute. Mix in powdered sugar and salt.


Turn over half the cookies. Carefully, spread with 1 Tablespoon filling. Top with other half of cookies.


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