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Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies

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“These took like your usual soft chocolate cookies, until you take a bite!”
3-4 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together flour, cocoa, & baking soda in small bowl.
  2. In large mixing bowl, beat butter, both sugars, & 1/2 cup peanut butter until light. Blend in vanilla, eggs, & sour cream.
  3. Mix dry ingredients in with wet, and set aside.
  4. In separate bowl, mix together powdered sugar & 1 1/2 cups peanut butter.
  5. Roll filling into 1-inch balls. Alternatively, you can chill filling slightly, roll into a long cylinder, and slice.
  6. Take small amount of dough, about twice the size of a filling ball (1 1/2 - 2 tbsp), and form a little cup. Put a filling ball inside, and pinch the dough-cup shut.
  7. Place filled dough-balls about 2 inches apart on non-stick cookie sheet.
  8. Flatten the balls with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
  9. Bake in preheated 375 deg. F for 7-8 minutes.
  10. Let cool on cookie sheet for 3 minutes, then cool the rest of the way on wire rack.

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