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Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Sandwich Cookies
Chewy peanut butter cookies sandwiched together with rich, chocolaty ganache/
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup peanut butter , preferably freshly ground homemade
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar , packed
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
- 1 teaspoon salt if the peanut butter is homemade
- 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate , chopped
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
In a large bowl cream the butter, peanut butter, sugars and vanilla.
Beat in the egg.
Combine the dry ingredients, and pecans, and mix into the creamed mixture.
Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto a silpat or parchment covered baking sheet.
Bake at 350 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
Bring cream just to a simmer.
Remove from heat.
Add the chocolate and stir until melted and smooth.
Cool in refrigerator until the consistency is thick and spreadable (about like peanut butter)
Sandwich two cookies together with a tablespoon or so of the ganache.
Place a dab of ganache on the top of the sandwich cookie and affix a pecan half.
Makes about 2 to 3 dozen, depending on size.