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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Take a peanut butter and chocolate break with these amazing Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter cookies. Peanut butter based with a glazing of dark chocolate- what's not to love?
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Dipping Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Baking, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, chocolate peanut butter, cookie, cookies, dark chocolate, peanut butter
Servings: 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter creamy or crunchy, your choice
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Dark Chocolate Dipping Sauce

  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tbs coconut oil

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 375F.
  • Beat 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, panut butter, shortenin, butter and eggs in your stand mixer at medium spped. Sti
  • Stir in flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Shape dough into 1 1/4" balls.
  • Place about 3 inches apart on an ungresed cookie sheet.
  • Flatten in crisscross pattern with a fork dipped in sugar.
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes or until light brown.
  • Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Chocolate Dipping

  • In a bowl over a pot of boiling water or in a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and coconut oil.
  • Stir and melt until completely smooth and shiny.
  • Dip 1/2 to 3/4 of a cooled cookie into the warm chocolate. Swirl slightly to coat well.
  • Place on parchment to set up.
  • Repeat with remaining cookies.
  • Transfer to refrigerator to finish setting up the chocolate.