Easy! Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cookies: take two peanut butter cookies, slather marshmallow crème on one, and mash them together.
It’s the cookie version of the Fluffernutter sandwich, created in the early 1900’s in Massachusetts soon after the invention of marshmallow crème. and originally called the “Liberty Sandwich.” In 1960, an ad agency created the term “Fluffernutter” as a marketing tool.
Today the term “Fluffernutter” is attached to all kinds of recipes that combine peanut butter and marshmallow, including cakes, pie, milk shakes, candy bars and even ice cream.
Prep time: 20 minutes, divided
Bake time: 8-9 minutes
Makes about 30 sandwiches (2 cookies and filling)
2 cup creamy peanut butter (not natural)
2 cup granulated sugar
One 7-ounce tub marshmallow fluff
Special Baking Tips for Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cookies
Give cookies plenty of cooling time. They will become more and more firm as they cool. If you remove them from the baking sheets too soon, the cookies may break apart. Let cookies sit on baking sheets until you can safely lift them with a spatula and transfer them to cooling racks without cracking the tops.
Marshmallow crème is slippery! Too much filling will cause the sides of the cookie sandwich to slide apart. Store in the fridge to keep cookies neat. (If they last.)
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