The Most Heavenly Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie This Side of Anywhere
From my friend Michelle who got it from a friend who got it from the Tasty Kitchen website where it was posted by Karly, who originally wrote about the recipe on her blog. Karly in turn found the recipe on posted by someone named Stephanie, to whom I will be eternally grateful. In case you were wondering where the recipe came from”¦
Cuisine: Dessert, Cookie
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  1. In small bowl blend flour, cocoa and baking soda. Mix until well blended.
  2. In large bowl beat sugar, butter or margarine and ¼ cup peanut butter, until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg, beat. Stir in flour mixture until blended. Set aside.
  3. To make Filling: Combine confectioner’s sugar and ¾ cup peanut butter. Blend well.
  4. Roll filling into 30 – 1 inch balls. For each cookie, with floured hands, shape about 1 Tablespoon of dough around 1 peanut butter ball, covering completely (Jane note: I also divided the dough into 30 parts to make it easy on myself). Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with glass dipped in sugar. (Jane note: maybe there’s something wrong with my technique, but the glass trick didn’t work – I did flatten the cookies with a glass, but the glass wasn’t dipped in sugar. Instead I dipped the top of the flattened cookie into some sugar – that seemed to work better.)
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 7-9 minutes. When cookies are done, they should be set and slightly cracked.
Recipe by This Week for Dinner at