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Zazu Nutter Butter Cookies

Categories: Baked GoodsDesserts
Contributed by: Kelly CA

This recipe is from a local restaurant. These are SOOOOOO good!!


  • 1 1/4 c. Creamy peanut butter
  • 8T soft butter
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. Brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/3 c. Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
    The Dip
  • 8 oz. bittersweet chocolate melted
  • 1 tsp. shortening


-Combine peanut butter, butter and both sugars in large bowl of electric mixer and cream together.

-Add the egg and vanilla and mix till combined.

-Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt.

-Add dry ingredients to peanut butter mixture till combined.

-Refrigerate for at least an hour.

-Preheat oven to 350.

-Roll out dough to 1/8 inch and cut with symmetrically shaped cutters.

-Bake on cookie sheet lined with parchment or silpat, 8-10 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

-let cool on rack.

Make the frosting and assemble cookies

-mix peanut butter and confectioners sugar till combined.

-When cookies are cool, spread frosting on the back of one cookie and join to the back side of another cookie to make sandwiches.

-Melt chocolate and shortening in bowl over simmering water.

-Dip 1/2 of each cookie in chocolate and set to harden on a foil-covered baking sheet. You may hasten this process by placing the sheet of cookies in the freezer.