2 hrs 15 mins
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- 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus an additional
- 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups peanut M&M's
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- 2Grease cookie sheets using preferred method.
- 3In a medium sized mixing bowl, sift together 2 1/2 cups flour, baking soda and salt.
- 4In a large mixing bowl, using a mixer on medium speed, beat together butter, peanut butter, sugar and granulated sugar until creamy, about 2 minutes.
- 5Beat in eggs and vanilla until well combined.
- 6Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually beat in flour mixture until combined.
- 7Divide dough into two bowls.
- 8In one bowl, beat in additional 1/4 cup flour until combined; stir in 1/2 cup M&M's.
- 9In additional bowl, beat in cocoa powder until combined; stir in 1/2 cup M&M's.
- 10Lightly cover dough and chill in the refrigerator or freezer until firm, about 15 minutes.
- 11Form dough into two balls, shape into logs, and wrap in separate pieces of plastic wrap; chill for 10 minutes.
- 12Place additional 1/2 cup peanut M&M's in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.
- 13Remove cookie dough logs from freezer, press together, and roll into crushed M&M's to coat the outside.
- 14Cut log in half, wrap logs in plastic wrap, and chill for 10 additional minutes.
- 15Slice logs into 1/2-inch thick rounds, place on cookie sheets, and bake for 14-15 minutes, or until golden brown around edges.
- 16Cool 1 minute before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.
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Nutritional Facts for Chocolate-Peanut Butter Peanut M&m Cookies
Serving Size: 1 (72 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 18
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 307.1
- Calories from Fat 108
- Total Fat 12.0 g
- Saturated Fat 6.3 g
- Cholesterol 39.4 mg
- Sodium 212.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 45.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
- Sugars 28.8 g
- Protein 4.9 g