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Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
A decadent, rich, chocolatey cookie stuffed with creamy peanut butter is a match made in cookie heaven!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 223 kcal
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 tsp. espresso powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Maldon sea salt flakes, for sprinkling
Instructions
  1. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper. Dollop 12 individual teaspoons of creamy peanut butter on the tray. Place in freezer to firm up.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line another large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

  4. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients to the wet until well combined.

  5. Roll heaping tablespoonfuls of dough around dollops of frozen peanut butter, sealing to completely cover. Place two inches apart on prepared sheet. Sprinkle with Maldon sea salt flakes. Bake for 9-10 minutes. Do not over bake, Cool on sheet for 5 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 256mg11%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.