Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time
1hr 5mins
20 mins
45 mins

A friend copied this recipe from a cookbook about 10 years ago for me. I have made this recipe for Christmas every year since then. It is a family favorite.

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In large mixing bowl combine sugar, butter, shortening, peanut butter, egg and vanilla.
  3. Beat at medium speed until well blended.
  4. Add oats, flour and salt.
  5. Beat at low speed until soft dough forms.
  6. Stir in chips.
  7. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 10-14 minutes or until set.
  9. Immediately press peanut butter cup into the center of each cookie, reforming circular shape if edges crumble a bit.
  10. Let cool 2 minutes before removing from sheet.
  11. Cool completely before storing. Speed this up by transferring to refrigerator for 20 minutes or so.