Peanut Munchies Recipe

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Margie Akers


What can beat the taste of chocolate and peanut butter together? These munchies are so good!


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  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar plus 2 tbsp.
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 1
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar



  1. 1.In a medium bowl STIR together flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda: set aside.
    2.In a large mixing bowl COMBINE butter,the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, and 1/4 cup of the peanut butter; BEAT with mixer until combined. ADD egg, milk, and vanilla; BEAT well. BEAT in as much flour mixture as you can with mixer. USING wooden spoon, STIR in any remaining flour mixture. SHAPE dough into 32 balls, each about 1 1/4 inches in diameter. SET aside.
  2. 3. For filling, in bowl COMBINE powdered sugar and remaining 1/2 cup peanut butter. With mixer BEAT until smooth; KNEAD by hand if necessary. SHAPE into 32 balls.
  3. 4. PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F. On work surface, FLATTEN a chocolate dough ball; TOP with peanut butter ball. SHAPE flattened dough over peanut butter ball, COMPLETELY covering peanut butter ball; RESHAPE into ball. REPEAT with remaining balls.
  4. 5. PLACE balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. FLATTEN with bottom of glass dipped in the 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. BAKE about 8 minutes. Let STAND 1 minute. Transfer to racks; Cool. Makes 32 cookies

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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