Peanut Butter Munchies

Recipe by luvmybge
READY IN: 56mins
YIELD: 32 cookies




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