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chocolate surprise cookie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Brenda Newton
New Bern, NC

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.

(1 rating)
yield 30 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For chocolate surprise cookie

  • 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)
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    self rising flour
  • 1/2 c

How To Make chocolate surprise cookie

  • 1
    In a mixing bowl, cream 1st peanut butter and confectioner's sugar until smooth.
  • 2
    Roll into 30 3/4" balls. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, 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.
  • 4
    Roll into 30 1 1/2" balls using floured hands, flatten chocolate balls and shape one around each peanut butter ball, sealing edges.
  • 5
    Place 2" apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar.
  • 6
    Bake at 375 for 7-10 minutes or until cookies are set and tops are cracked. Cool for 1 min. before removing to wire racks.
  • 7
    Icing (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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