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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. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 179kcal


  • 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.
  • Let cool.
  • 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