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Peanutty Lace Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling

Makes

about 1-1/2 dozen

This is different from your typical treat, sandwiched with fluffy filling and crunchy, nutty cookies. People always want seconds!—Scarlett Elrod, Newnan, Georgia
Peanutty Lace Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dry roasted peanuts
  • FILLING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and butter until blended. Beat in egg and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk oats, flour, salt and baking powder; gradually beat into sugar mixture. Stir in peanuts.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 4 in. apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets; spread into 3-in. circles. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. In a large bowl, beat filling ingredients until fluffy. Spread on bottoms of half of the cookies; cover with remaining cookies.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 270 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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