Combine flour, sugar, soda and salt. Cut in shortening and peanut butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Blend in syrup and milk.
Shape in roll 2 inches in diameter; chill. Slice 1/8 to 1/4 inches thick.
Place 1/2 the slices on ungreased cookie sheet; spread each with 1/2 teaspoon peanut butter. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top of the peanut butter. Cover with remaining cookie slices; seal edges with a fork.
Cover with remaining cookie slices; seal edges with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes, or until browned.