Chocolate Cookie with Peanut Butter Icing

Chocolate and Peanut Butter.  A match that will survive till the end of time. Recipe adapted from Cooking Classy

Yields 3 dozen

Chocolate Cookie with Peanut Butter Icing
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 3-4 tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
  3. In another bowl cream together the butter and sugars.
  4. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  5. Fold in the flour mixture until dough is formed.
  6. Roll batter into 1 inch sized balls then flatten in palm of hand. Place on cookie sheets.
  7. Bake for 9-10 minutes or until tops begin to crack. Let cook completely on wire racks.
  8. To make the icing in a large bowl beat together the peanut butter and butter.
  9. Add the salt, vanilla and powdered sugar.
  10. Add the milk by tablespoonfuls until you get the consistency you prefer.
  11. Spread the icing on top of cooled cookies.
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment.
In a large bowl combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder.

In another bowl cream together the butter and sugars.

Beat in the eggs and vanilla.

Fold in the flour mixture until dough is formed.

Roll batter into 1 inch sized balls then flatten in palm of hand. Place on cookie sheets.

Bake for 9-10 minutes or until tops begin to crack. Let cook completely on wire racks.

To make the icing in a large bowl beat together the peanut butter and butter.

Add the salt, vanilla and powdered sugar.Add the milk by tablespoonfuls until you get the consistency you prefer.

Spread the icing on top of cooled cookies.

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Comments

  1. Oh hello there, deliciousness... How about a garnish of a few honey-roasted peanuts on top. Would that work?

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