Breadcrumb Chocolate Cookies and Peanut Butter Buttercream Whoopie Pies

Breadcrumb Chocolate Cookies and Peanut Butter Buttercream Whoopie Pies

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1 1/4 cup Baking Free™ gluten-free All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cups butter
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs

Buttercream

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Directions

Cookies
Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt butter and allow to cool. Sift flour, salt baking powder, cocoa and sugar. Combine milk, egg and vanilla. Add to dry ingredients. Mix. Add melted butter and breadcrumbs. Mix well. Let stand for 5 minutes while breadcrumbs absorbs into dough.
Step 2
Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until done. Let cool completely. Makes 36 cookies.
Buttercream
Step 3
Beat melted butter and peanut butter in a bowl until mixed. Gradually mix in powdered sugar. Once thick add milk.
Step 4
Continue beating for about 2 minutes or until buttercream is spreadable and fluffy.
Step 5
Once cookies are completely cooled, spread about 2 tablespoons of buttercream on one cookie and top with second. Makes 18 whoopie pies.