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We’re less than a week away (make that 5 days away) from our wedding! It’s so surreal to think about & I don’t really think it’s going to hit me ’til the day of. I’ve just been doing wedding stuff for a year and it just seems like it’s just another day of doing wedding stuff…until the actual day, of course. Also, you know how when something big in your life is about to happen, you end up having horrible dreams about them and wake up in fear? Yeah, that was me this entire weekend. I know none of what happened in the dreams will happen, but it’s just still scary when you’re in the dream because you wake up and you’re like “that was so real.” Thankfully none of them were real :)

It’s really funny to watch how your get together with friends start evolving drastically after college. Prior to college and in college, every time anyone would want to hang out, it’d involve a lot of drinking and then going out on the town. Then after college, you probably would do that for a couple years until you settle down and are in a serious, committed relationship with someone, and then you start looking at Facebook and starting to see engagements pop up every day all over your newsfeed. This past weekend, Jason and I went to a friend’s birthday party and everyone we saw pretty much was holding a baby or pregnant. I mean, I’ve been seeing this for a while since there seems to be a pregnancy announcement from my blogger friends every other month (yay! it’s really exciting from an outside perspective) but when it’s with your friends that you just saw last year sans baby, it’s definitely a slap of, “you’re getting to that age.” It’s funny, last year at the same friends’ birthday party, everyone was throwing back wine, beer, staying up late, and this year, everyone was either bottle feeding, bouncing their baby on their leg, talking about poop, or diaper changing. It’s really crazy how life goes by in a blink of an eye.

So, since we’re talking about life, how about a throwback? Who remembers eating peanut butter and marshmallow fluff sandwiches as a kid? Wasn’t that like the best thing in the world? Whenever you opened your lunchbox and saw that your mom had made you fluffernutter sandwiches, I bet you didn’t want to trade that sandwich with the kid sitting next to you ;) and let’s be real – I’m sure we all eat that still today, right?

These cookies were inspired from these childhood sandwiches, but also, when I saw this post from Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere. She had a picture of a peanut butter and marshmallow cookie she was eating and right then and there, I knew I had to make one. It looked too good not to!

Fluffernutter Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Inspired by your favorite childhood sammy!

Servings: 3
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup small marshmallows, not the jumbo campfire size
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter, peanut butter, and sugars for 2 minutes until light and fluffy. Then add in the eggs and vanilla extract and beat for 2 more minutes.
  4. Slowly add in the flour mixture and mix until all combined and well-incorporated.
  5. Using a spatula, fold in the marshmallows. They won't fold in completely into all the dough, but that's ok.
  6. Take a scoop of cookie dough, roll it into a ball, push the marshmallows back into the dough if they pop out, then place on cookie sheet & repeat until all dough has been used up.
  7. Bake for 13-15 minutes. Until marshmallow has melted and the edges of the cookie are getting slightly brown.
  8. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes then move to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Store in an airtight container.
Recipe Notes

Source: adapted from Martha Stewart

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Posted on April 22, 2013

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  1. 04/23/2013 at 5:40 pm

    Remember to breathe, Julie. The way to capture such a special fleeting moment as a wedding, is to remind yourself (or choose a special person to be in charge of reminding you) to breathe, look around at your loved ones, and be as present as possible in the moment. Having these delicious looking cookies for a snack and a smile is also recommended.:)

  2. It’s a little bit closer to your wedding now, you must be so excited! I remember I could not slep before mine. You will have a great time, I am sure. And meanwhile it’s nice to concentrate on something nice like this amazing cookies, whan an idea :)

  3. 04/24/2013 at 3:04 pm

    I totally missed out on fluffernutter sandwiches as a kid but I am currently obsessed with pb and marshmallow. They go together even better than pbj!

  4. 04/24/2013 at 7:24 pm

    Yay for it almost being wedding day! And yay for people who get married on the last Saturday in April – that’s what my husband + I did, too – almost 2 years ago. =) These look SO amazing – wish you lived closer so I could’ve taste-tested ’em for you. =)

  5. Totally agree Julie!! Sometimes it freaks me out how much has changed in the years. It’s weird to see so many friends pregnant and with babies and I know it’s just a matter of time before that’s my life too haha

    Congrats on the wedding being merely days away! SO exciting!!

  6. 04/25/2013 at 4:05 pm

    I was glue to the first shot! My son loves marshmallow and his birthday is coming up. I know what exactly need to make for him, and I will keep this secret. He will be thrilled! Have a wonderful wedding! I hope you post some pictures of your wedding on IG! :)

  7. 04/26/2013 at 7:57 am

    So great to see this post! I heard about Fluffernutter for the first time only two days ago! What great timing! :-) Now I get a chance to try them! Thanks!

  8. 04/27/2013 at 11:29 am

    I love marshmallows so I have to try these delicious sounding Fluffernutter cookies. Thanks for the recipe.

  9. 04/29/2013 at 10:00 pm

    Woah!! These cookies look amazing…I’ve never tried anything like these so can’t wait to give them a shot. Thanks for sharing.

  10. 05/03/2013 at 4:05 pm

    mm I love the little bits of marshmallow in these/on the tops!

  11. 05/05/2013 at 6:51 am

    These looks so ridiculously, ooey, gooey good!! I would kill to have one of these right now. These will be a must make in my kitchen!

  12. 05/13/2013 at 10:27 am

    Wow, how have I never had a fluffernutter whatever you call it sandwich before?!?

  13. Melissa
    05/16/2013 at 9:38 am

    These look amazing…making them for a family get together tomorrow! What are your thoughts on adding chocolate chips in?

    • 05/16/2013 at 10:14 am

      I wouldn’t suggest it. Too many flavor profiles.

  14. Evi
    04/06/2016 at 9:28 pm

    Just so happen to have a bag of mini marshmallows around the house, can’t wait to try these out!

  15. Tina
    06/04/2017 at 3:47 pm

    Hi. I was wondering if you can help me. My marshmallows keep melting in the oven. My dough doesn’t melt into a cookie if I roll it into a ball. I do use golden cane sugar instead of granulated white sugar.

    • Julie
      06/07/2017 at 7:51 am

      They are supposed to melt in the oven. I’m not sure why your dough won’t melt into a cookie shape…where are you located? Are you perhaps using too much dough for your cookie ball? You could also try pushing the ball down with the bottom of a mug prior to baking to help it.

  16. Riri
    11/14/2017 at 8:08 am

    Hi ! I can’t find the Fluffernutter cookies recipe. Could you please send it to me by email? Thank you :)

    • Julie
      11/14/2017 at 9:26 am

      Sorry, please refresh the page. In converting my recipe plugins, this one disappeared. It’s there now! :)

  17. Jill Roberts @ WellnessGeeky
    01/12/2018 at 6:14 am

    Wow! This fluffernutter cookies recipe is incredible! I’m seriously so inspired right now. I need to add cinnamon to recipe and it would be perfect. Thx for sharing!

  18. Linda
    02/18/2018 at 9:10 am

    The ingredients are listed but when you click on Directions the only thing that loads are numerous pictures of the cookies!!

    • Julie
      02/18/2018 at 9:23 am

      Sorry, friend! Recipe plugin fail. Refresh the page and it should be there now :)

  19. Bella Hardy
    05/30/2018 at 5:07 am

    I had a similar dessert at a restaurant recently and found myself craving it and wondering if I could recreate fluffernutter cookies today.

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