Magic In The Middle Cookies

Oh! My! Gosh!

I mean  seriously!

I think I should rename these cookies to Danger Will Robinson Cookies.

They’re sooo delicious they are truly dangerous.

They are soft, moist, chewy, and way yummy!

I stashed mine in the back of the freezer hoping to forget about them for a bit.

No chance and they’re even fabulous frozen.

You have to try these.

They have officially gone on  my favorite foods of all time list.

Bet they’ll go on yours, too.

Magic In The Middle Cookies

Magic In The Middle Cookies

Magic In Middle Cookies
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Magic Middle Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

Cookie:

  • 1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar Packed
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter at Room Temperature
  • 1/4 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Large Egg

Filling:

  • 3/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Peanut Butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Make Cookies: In a small  bowl, blend flour, cocoa, and baking soda.
  3. In a large bowl beat white sugar, brown sugar, butter and 1/4 cup peanut butter, until light and fluffy.  Add vanilla and egg, beat until blended.  Stir in flour mixture until blended.  Set aside.
  4.  Make the filling: Combining the confectioners sugar and 3/4 cup peanut butter.  Beat well with electric mixer until mixture comes together.
  5.  Roll filling into 30 1 inch balls. Form exterior part of cookie by sectioning dough into approximately 1 tablespoon pieces and then shaping the exterior part of cookie around filling balls.  Cover the filling completely.  Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.  Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar.
  6.  Bake at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes. ( I baked mine for 7 minutes )  Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes then remove to a cooling rack and cool completely.
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