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Peanutty Lace Cookies

This is different from your typical treat, sandwiched with fluffy filling and crunchy, nutty cookies. People always want seconds!—Scarlett Elrod, Newnan, Georgia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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