Peanut Butter Chocolate Button Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Button Cookies

We really loved these! If you have an addiction to the peanut butter chocolate taste these really hit the spot.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Button Cookies
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Cookies
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup peanut butter, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1⅓ cup flour
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease baking baking sheets.
Chocolate Cookie Dough
  1. Cream butter, sugar, brown sugar and ¼ cup peanut butter.
  2. Add egg and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Add baking soda, cocoa powder and flour; mix until blended.
  4. Cover dough with plastic wrap to keep from drying out.
Peanut Butter Filling
  1. Knead together ½ cup peanut butter and powdered sugar.
  2. Form into 42 marble size balls.
To shape each cookie:
  1. Roll chocolate dough into a 1 inch ball, flatten in the palm of your hand and top with a peanut butter filling ball.
  2. Wrap the chocolate dough over the peanut butter filling until it is completely enclosed.
  3. Roll dough into a ball, then slightly flatten again.
  4. Place on the greased baking sheet.
  5. Sprinkle the tops of the cookies with sugar.
  6. Bake cookies for 8 - 10 minutes or until surface is slightly cracked.
  7. Cool cookies on baking sheets for one minute before transferring them to a wire rack.