Fudgy Peanut Butter Thumprint Cookies

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is a quick and easy recipe. So delicious and chocolaty. The peanut butter and nuts and chocolate mixed together- what more can you ask for -except another cookie or two and a glass of milk!


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Serves:

makes 3 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

COOKIES:

19 1/2 oz
pkg. family size chocolate fudge brownie mix
1/2 c
extra crunchy peanut butter
3 large
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chocolate chips milk flavored

TOPPING:

1/2 c
creamy chocolate fudge frosting
1/3 c
extra crunchy peanut butter
1/4 c
butter,softened
2 Tbsp
dry roasted peanuts, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350^. Lightly spray large cookie sheets with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
2
In a large bowl, beat brownie mix, peanut butter, the eggs and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed for 1/2 minute. Beat on high for another 1/2 minute or until mixed well. Stir in chocolate chips.
3
Drop 36 heaping tablespoons of dough 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets. Press a slight indention in center of each cookie. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until cookies are set when gently touched. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
4
Topping:
In a small bowl, beat frosting, peanut butter and the butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Fill each thumbprint indentation with 2 teaspoons frosting mixture, spreading slightly; sprinkle with peanuts. Let stand until frosting mixture is set. Store loosely covered in single layer with wax paper in between.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy