I wanted to make cookies, and couldn't decide between Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip. I decided a marriage between the two would be divine, and along the way, thought that an addition of Hershey's Special Dark cocoa would be wonderful, too.
This is what I came up with:
What You'll Need:
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1-1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
2 cups white/whole wheat flour
2 tsp. baking powder
12 oz. chocolate chips
4 Tbsp. Hershey's special dark cocoa
Note: This recipe makes approximately 6 dozen cookies, and can be cut in half to make a smaller batch of cookies.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter and sugars together. Add eggs and vanilla and mix. Add peanut butter and blend.
Add flour, baking powder and cocoa. Mix together, and then stir in chocolate chips.
I tried just baking these as drop cookies, but wasn't thrilled with how they turned out. Took longer to cook, and the bottoms were a little overdone, so I tried baking them like I would when making peanut butter cookies, and was thrilled with the results.
Roll into a small ball, place on parchment lined cookie sheet, and then flatten with a fork.
|Flattened with a fork.|
~ Happy Baking! ~
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