Chocolate Peanut Butter Blossoms
The complete opposite of the classic cookie these Chocolate Peanut Butter Blossoms are a quick and easy cookie that will soon be a holiday favorite.
Servings: 36 cookies
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1 1/4 cup sugar divided
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 2 1/4 cup flour
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 36 mini Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
Preheat oven to 375.
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In large bowl beat butter until creamy, add 1 cup in sugar and 1 cup brown sugar and continue to beat until blended.
Add your eggs and vanilla and beat until incorporated.
In another bowl whisk together your flour, cocoa powder and baking soda.
Add into your butter and sugar mixture and continue to beat until blended.
Roll into about 1.5" balls, roll in remaining quarter cup sugar and place on cookie sheet.
Bake in batches for about 8 minutes and slightly puffy and spread out.
Remove from oven and immediately press your peanut butter cups with widest side down into cookies.
Add your peanut butter to a small bowl and microwave for about 30 seconds until melted.
Drizzle peanut butter over cooled cookies and let set up for about 5-10 minutes.
Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 84mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.8mg