Disappearing Act Ice-Cream Sandwiches: wrap and freeze. 30 min; CHILL: 2 hr;

BAKE:10 min/batch

Makes 18 sandwich cookies



These peanut butter cookies take on

extra magic when filled with ice cream and the edges are rolled in

special treats!



1/2 cup granulated sugar



1/2 cup packed brown sugar



1/2 cup peanut butter



1/4 cup shortening



1/4 cup stick margarine or

butter, softened*



1 egg



1 1/4 all-purpose flour



3/4 teaspoon baking soda



1/2 teaspoon baking powder



1/4 teaspoon salt



2 cups ice cream (any flavor),

slightly softened



Miniature baking candies, bits or chips or chopped

dry-roasted peanuts, if desired

1. Stir together sugars, peanut butter, shortening,

margarine and egg in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda,

baking powder and salt. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or

until firm.



2. Heat oven to 375. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls.

Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.


Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in

granulated sugar.



3. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool 5 minutes;

remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.



4. REPOST For each ice-cream sandwich, press 1 rounded tablespoon

ice cream between 2 cookies. Roll the edges of the

sandwiches in candies. Wrap each sandwich in plastic

wrap. Store sandwiches airtight in freezer