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Peanut Butter Munchies

Peanut Butter Munchies

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  • Makes: 32 servings
  • Prep 45 mins
  • Bake 8 mins per batch
  • Stand 1 mins per batch

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  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar


  1. Stir together flour, cocoa powder and baking soda. Set flour mixture aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter, the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar and the 1/4 cup peanut butter with an electric mixer till combined. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Beat in as much of the dry ingredients as you can with mixer. Stir in remaining dry ingredients by hand. Form chocolate dough into 32 balls about 1 1/4 inches in diameter. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar and remaining 1/2 cup peanut butter till smooth. Shape into 32 (3/4-inch) balls.
  4. Slightly flatten a chocolate dough ball and top with a peanut butter ball. Shape the chocolate dough over the peanut butter filling, completely covering the filling. Roll dough into a ball. Repeat with the remaining chocolate dough and peanut butter filling.
  5. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Lightly flatten with bottom of glass dipped in remaining sugar.
  6. Bake cookies in a 350 degree F. oven for 8 minutes or till theyre just set and surface is slightly cracked. Let cookies stand for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool. Makes 32 cookies.

Nutrition Facts

(Peanut Butter Munchies)

Servings Per Recipe 32, pro. (g) 3, cal. (kcal) 129, sodium (mg) 82, fiber (g) 1, chol. (mg) 15, Fat, total (g) 7, carb. (g) 16

Comments (2)

hr_maven wrote:
I originally found this great recipe on the King Arthur Flour website. It takes a few minutes to shape the cookies but once you get the method down it moves quickly. I strongly suggest doubling the recipe - use 2 eggs if you do double it.
scwcrowley wrote:
These are delicious cookies! I've been making them for many years & they turn out perfect every time.Just make sure that you don't over bake the them.

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