October 5, 2011

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

With endless possibilities for recipes, I am always ready to try something new, but this recipe is an old go-to favorite. If you like chocolate and peanut butter, you are going to LOVE these cookies!

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 squares (1oz.each) unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup Butter Flavor CRISCO (I used the stick form of CRISCO)
2 eggs
1tsp. salt
1tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups plus 2 tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp.baking soda
1 cup finely chopped peanuts
36 mini peanut butter cups
1 cup peanut butter chips.

PREHEAT: oven to 350 degrees

MELT: chocolate chips and squares, allow to cool slightly.


ADD: eggs, salt, vanilla, chocolate

MIX IN: flour, baking soda

SHAPE: dough into 1.25 inch balls

ROLL: in chopped peanuts

BAKE: for 9-11minutes

PLACE: peanut butter cup on top of cookie immediately after taking out of oven.

DRIZZLE: melted peanut butter chips over cooled cookies using a plastic bag with corner cut off.

Makes 3 dozen cookies, recipe from The Cookie Bible