Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

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“Chocolate and peanut butter were made to be together, and what better way to enjoy them both than with a cookie?”
36 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375F or 190 degrees C.
  2. Place sheets of foil on the countertop for cooling cookies.
  3. Combine brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in a large bowl.
  4. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended.
  5. Beat eggs into creamed mixture.
  6. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  7. Mix into the creamed mixture at low speed just until blended.
  8. Stir in the peanut butter cups.
  9. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  10. Bake one baking sheet at a time at for 7 to 9 minutes, or until cookies are set.
  11. Be careful not to overbake the cookies.
  12. Cool 2 minutes on the baking sheet and then remove to the foil to cool completely.

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