Formed Cookies Peanut Butter Chocolate

Posted by: cookielady 10-25-99 8:11

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie

Source: Taste of Home

1/2 cup butter or marg., softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter, divided
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 cup confectioners sugar

Preheat oven to 375 F.

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, sugars and 1/4 cup peanut butter.

Add egg and vanilla. mix well.

Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Blend confectioners sugar with remaining 3/4 cup peanut butter until smooth.

Roll into 24 balls, 1" each.

Divide cookie dough into 24 pieces, flatten each into 3" circle.

Place one peanut butter ball on each circle.

Bring edges over to cover completely (dough may crack reshape cookie as needed).

Place cookies with seam side down on a cookie sheet.

Flatten slightly with bottom of as glass dipped in sugar.

Bake at 375 in preheated oven for 7-9 minutes or until set.

Cool on wire rack.

Yield 2 dozen.

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