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Goober Thumbprint Cookies

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“Found this on verybestbaking.com...I've been having the urge to go on a cookie-baking binge (is it really necessary to include the eating binge here too?!) Chocolate-peanut butter dough, filled with more peanut butter and Goobers...sticks to the roof of your mouth so well!”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
18 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Beat the sugar, 1/3 cup of the peanut butter, the butter, and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth and creamy.
  3. Blend in the melted chocolate.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  5. Gradually stir in the flour mixture just until combined.
  6. Cover dough; chill just until firm.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350*F.
  8. Shape dough into 1" balls; press thumb into tops to make about 1/2" depression.
  9. Place cookies 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Fill each depression with about 1/2 teaspoons peanut butter; press 3 Goobers into the peanut butter.
  10. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until sides are set. Cool cookies on the sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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