Peanut Butter Munchies

Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 16 mins

A chocolate cookie filled with peanut butter. I found the recipe on MSN dot com.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl beat together butter, the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, and the 1/4 cup peanut butter with an electric mixer until combined.
  4. Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well.
  5. Beat in as much of the dry ingredients as you can with mixer.
  6. Stir in remaining dry ingredients by hand with a wooden spoon.
  7. Form chocolate dough into 32 balls about 1-1/4 inches in diameter.
  8. Set aside.
  9. For filling: Combine powdered sugar and 1/2 cup peanut butter until smooth.
  10. Shape mixture into 32 ( 3/4-inch) balls.
  11. On a work surface, slightly flatten a chocolate dough ball and top with a peanut butter ball.
  12. Shape the chocolate dough over the peanut butter filling, completely covering the filling.
  13. Roll dough into a ball.
  14. Repeat with the remaining chocolate dough and peanut butter filling balls.
  15. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  16. Lightly flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in the 2 tablespoons granulated sugar.
  17. Bake cookies in preheated oven for 8 minutes or until they are just set and surface is slightly cracked.
  18. Let cookies stand for 1 minute.
  19. Transfer cookies to wire racks; cool.


Most Helpful

I picked this out for something different for Christmas and just got around to making it today. Great choc/PB taste, but will keep this recipe for special occasions, as it takes a little longer to form and shape the balls. I baked 10 minutes on my regular pan and 12 on my stone. I had leftover peanut butter filling, so I'll use more in the cookies next time.

WI Cheesehead December 31, 2007

These are by far my favorite cookie! I recentl found this recipe myself and have falled in love. It is essential not to over bake them. They stay so soft and yummy!

TUMaggieMay November 16, 2007

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