Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Kids have fun making these peanut butter-filled chocolate cookies with chocolate chips. The peanut butter centers stay creamy inside the cake-like cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cookies: Cream butter, shortening and sugars; add eggs and vanilla and beat until well mixed; sift dry ingredients except chocolate chips together, add to creamed mixture and mix well; stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Firm dough by chilling 1 hour.
  3. Filling: Cream peanut butter and brown sugar together.
  4. Assemble Cookies: Scoop dough by 1 1/4" scoop or heaping tablespoonful onto baking sheet; make thumbprint in center of cookie; drop peanut butter filling into each thumbrint.
  5. Flatten another scoop of dough in hand and cover each cookie, pressing edges together a bit.
  6. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until bottom cookie edge is slightly browned.
  7. Carefully transfer to rack and cool.

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