Monday, November 28, 2011

What I Love: Fudge-Filled Peanut Butter Cookies

Hey Everyone!
Who loves peanut butter? I DO!
Well here is a simple and yummy recipe for "Fudge-Filled Peanut Butter Cookies".
Sooo good!
Check out the recipe below..

Treat your family with these sandwich cookies made using peanut butter, chocolate chips and paired using chocolate mixture - a tasty dessert.

Prep Time
50 Minutes
Total Time
2:20 Hrs:Mins
Makes About 2 dozen sandwich cookies

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/3 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

Heat oven to 375°F (if using dark or nonstick cookie sheet, heat oven to 350°F). In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup peanut butter, the shortening, granulated sugar and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in egg until smooth. Beat in flour, baking powder and baking soda.
Shape dough into 48 one-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 1 inch apart. Flatten balls to 1/4-inch thickness by pressing with a fork in a crisscross pattern.
Bake 4 to 8 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High about 1 minute or until softened; stir until smooth. Stir 1/4 cup peanut butter into chocolate until smooth. Cool to room temperature or until thickened.
Sandwich pairs of cookies, bottoms together, with 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture. Let stand about 1 hour or until chocolate is firm.
Makes About 2 dozen sandwich cookies

Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens:
Chocolate and peanut butter come together in this bite-size treat.

Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Cookie)Calories 190(Calories from Fat 100),Total Fat 11g(Saturated Fat 3g,Trans Fat 1g),Cholesterol 10mg;Sodium 90mg;Total Carbohydrate 20g(Dietary Fiber 1g,Sugars 13g),Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 0.00%;Vitamin C 0.00%;Calcium 2.00%;Iron 4.00%;Exchanges:1 Starch;0 Fruit;1/2 Other Carbohydrate;0 Skim Milk;0 Low-Fat Milk;0 Milk;0 Vegetable;0 Very Lean Meat;0 Lean Meat;0 High-Fat Meat;2 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:1;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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