Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Blogger Angie McGowan of Eclectic Recipes shares a peanut butter candy-stuffed cookie perfect for the holidays.

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  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup coarsely chopped candy-coated peanut butter pieces
24
Hershey's® Kisses® Brand milk chocolates, unwrapped

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add peanut butter pieces; knead into dough with hands until well combined.
  • 2 Reshape dough into 12-inch log. Using sharp knife, cut log into 24 (1/2-inch) slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. While cookies are still warm, place 1 milk chocolate candy on top of each cookie; gently press into cookie.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add peanut butter pieces; knead into dough with hands until well combined.
  • 2 Reshape dough into 12-inch log. Using sharp knife, cut log into 24 (1/2-inch) slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. While cookies are still warm, place 1 milk chocolate candy on top of each cookie; gently press into cookie.

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Expert Tips

Candy-coated chocolate candies can be substituted for the peanut butter pieces in this recipe.

Broken or coarsely chopped milk chocolate candy bars can also be substituted for the peanut butter pieces.

For best results, run cookie sheet under cold tap water to cool before baking each batch.

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