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Copycat Nutter Butter Cookies - these homemade peanut butter cookies filled with delicious creamy peanut frosting are more delicious than the original kind.

Copycat Nutter Butter Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 Sandwich Cookies
Calories 181 kcal


For Peanut Butter Cookies

  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Pinch of salt

For Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 4 tablespoon butter softened (1/2 stick)
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk


For Cookies

  1. Preheat Oven to 375 Degrees Fahrenheit
  2. In a small bowl mix the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside
  3. Using the bowl of a mixer, cream the butter and sugars together for 3-4 minutes until creamy. Scrape the sides of the bowl down with a spatula
  4. Add the egg, vanilla and peanut butter. Keep mixing on medium speed
  5. Slowly add the flour mixture and mix until the cookie dough is combined
  6. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat
  7. Using your hands, shape little balls and place them on the cookie sheet. Keep them separated because they tend to spread
  8. Shape the cookies with a fork or a cookie stamp
  9. Bake 8-10 minutes or until browned on top
  10. Remove from oven and let them cool on the cookie sheet

For Peanut Frosting

  1. Place the peanut butter, milk and butter on a mixer bowl. Mix on medium speed until combined


  1. Add a tad of frosting into the middle of every other cookie. Sandwich with another one
  2. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Copycat Nutter Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 Nutter Butter Cookie)
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 121mg5%
Potassium 81mg2%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.