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    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies. Photo by Matthew Molus

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    50 mins

    40 mins

    10 mins

    Matthew Molus's Note:

    If you like chocolate and peanut butter then these WILL be your FAVORITE cookies. You can't believe what a hit these cookies are at get togethers. Make as many as you can and there still won't be enough.

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    Serves: 18



    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Heat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Place sheets of foil on counter top for cooling cookies.
    3. 3
      Combine chocolate chips and chocolate squares in a microwave-safe measuring cup or bowl. Microwave at 50% (MEDIUM) for 2 minutes, stir. Repeat until smooth (or melt on range top in small saucepan on very low heat). Cool slightly.
    4. 4
      Combine sugar and 1/2 cup shortening in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until blended and crumbly.
    5. 5
      Beat in eggs, one at a time, then add salt and vanilla.
    6. 6
      Reduce speed to low. Add chocolate slowly. Mix until well blended.
    7. 7
      Stir in flour and baking soda with a spoon until well blended.
    8. 8
      Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Roll in nuts. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
    9. 9
      Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Do not overbake.
    10. 10
      Press peanut butter cup into center of each cookie immediately. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet before removing to cooling rack. Cool completely.
    11. 11
      For drizzle, place peanut butter chips in heavy resealable sandwich bag. Seal. Microwave at 50% (MEDIUM) for 1 minute. Knead bag. Repeat until smooth (or melt by placing bag in hot water). Cut tiny tip off corner of bag. Squeeze out and drizzle over cookies.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (76 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 360.0
    Calories from Fat 188
    Total Fat 20.8 g
    Saturated Fat 7.4 g
    Cholesterol 24.3 mg
    Sodium 242.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 39.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    Sugars 26.8 g
    Protein 7.3 g

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