Magic in the Middle Cookies

Rebecca Figueroa Recipe

By Rebecca Figueroa beckyf712


Chocolate peanut butter cookies with a delicious smooth peanut butter center. It takes a bit of time, but is well worth it. Enjoy!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
These cake-like cookies melt in your mouth with every bite! Never mind the fact that they're filled with a deliciously "magic" peanut butter filling.... yum!


1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
granulated sugar, plus extra for rolling
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 stick
butter, softened
1/4 c
smooth peanut butter
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 large
whole egg
1 large
egg yolk
3/4 c
smooth peanut butter
3/4 c
confectioners' sugar

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids

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Apr 30, 2015 - Bobby Webb shared this recipe with discussion group: "HOW'S YOUR WEATHER".
Lisa Lewis lisimae
Feb 16, 2015
These cookies are time consuming to make but worth every minute!
Jean Fisher Fairy62
Jun 22, 2014
Sounds Yummy!! Will have to try. You have been pinched.
Rose Selvar potrose
Jun 13, 2014
These sound really good, Rebecca. Congratulations on winning a blue ribbon for these cookies back in 2011... I just now had this recipe sent to my email inbox so I am seeing it for the first time. Pinching it now. 6/13/14
Ellen Pollock k9mom123
Jun 10, 2014
I made thee cookies and boy were they a hit....a little time consuming but not at all hard. Will make them again for sure.