Chewy and Chocolaty Peanut Butter Cookies
You will enjoy the taste of these scrumptious cookies that combine two of the richest flavors in baking: chocolate and peanut butter. 190
miniature peanut butter cups
unwrapped, quartered or coarsely chopped
Pre-heat oven to 375℉ (190℃) (190C).
Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.
Combine brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in large bowl.
Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat eggs into creamed mixture.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in peanut butter cups.
Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375℉ (190℃) (190C) for 7 to 9 minutes, or until cookies are set.
DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.