Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are special for the holidays or anytime. Their secret is the chocolate candy that melts into the top.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

36

cookies

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup shortening
1
egg
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
Granulated sugar
3
dozen milk chocolate stars or candy-coated chocolate-covered peanuts
  1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Stir together 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar, peanut butter, butter, shortening and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and baking powder.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Immediately press 1 chocolate star firmly in each cookie; cool on wire rack.
Makes 36 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Have just crunchy peanut butter on hand? Go ahead and use it for a peanuttier, slightly bumpier cookie.
Substitution
In a hurry? Use one pouch of Betty Crocker® peanut butter cookie mix instead. Immediately after baking cookies, be sure to top them with chocolate candies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 55 ),
  • Total Fat 6 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 5 mg;
  • Sodium 70 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.