Fudge-Filled Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 10 Min
Servings 36
Difficulty Easy


  • No-Stick Cooking Spray or parchment paper
  • 1 1/2 cups Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 375°F. Coat baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray or line with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    For Cookies: BEAT peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs. Beat just until blended.

  • Step 3

    COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add to creamed mixture on low speed, mixing just until blended. Drop by level tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.

  • Step 4

    BAKE 6 to 7 minutes or until set and just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

  • Step 5

    For Filling: MICROWAVE sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl on HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth when stirred. Stir in vanilla. Let cool 15 minutes. Spread generously on flat side of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat side down, to form sandwich cookies.