Magic Peanut Butter Middles

Magic Peanut Butter Middles

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"Chocolate cookie with a surprise peanut butter center."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 199 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In small bowl blend flour, cocoa and baking soda. Mix until well blended.
  2. In large bowl beat white and brown sugars, butter or margarine and 1/4 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 3/4 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. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with glass dipped in white sugar.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 7-9 minutes. When cookies are done, they should be set and slightly cracked.
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I actually discovered this recipe on another forum & have been making these cookies for years with some very minor alterations. MOST IMPORTANTLY: ADD A TBSP. OF WATER OR MILK, as the dough is a ...

Ok, so I have made these about 5 times now. The first few times, I found the chocolate dough to be a little dry and not very flavorful. Here is a summary of what I figured out to make the choco...

Oh my! I almost gave up when the chocolate dough wouldn't wrap around the peanut butter middles very easily. But I didn't give up & found that if I really flatten the dough and then wrap it, it...