Chocolate Surprise Cookie

Chocolate Surprise Cookie Recipe

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Brenda Newton


Wait until they take a bite and notice their surprise! Yep there is peanut butter inside the cookie. I get friend request for this cookie every Christmas.

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40 Min
10 Min


3/4 c
peaunut butter
3/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
peanut butter
1/2 c
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed ( i use dark brown)
egg white
1 tsp
1 1/2 c
self rising flour
1/2 c

How to Make Chocolate Surprise Cookie


  • 1In a mixing bowl, cream 1st peanut butter and confectioner's sugar until smooth.
  • 2Roll into 30 3/4" balls. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 3Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl cream butter, 2nd peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg white and vanilla. Combine flour and cocoa; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • 4Roll into 30 1 1/2" balls using floured hands, flatten chocolate balls and shape one around each peanut butter ball, sealing edges.
  • 5Place 2" apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar.
  • 6Bake at 375 for 7-10 minutes or until cookies are set and tops are cracked. Cool for 1 min. before removing to wire racks.
  • 7Icing (opt.)
    2 Tsp. shortening
    1 cup confectioner's sugar
    1/4 Tsp. vanilla
    1-2 Tbsp. milk
    Cream shortening and sugar. Beat in vanilla and enough milk to spread. Pipe over cookies in a zigzag pattern.

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About Chocolate Surprise Cookie

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #peanut, #butter, #cookie