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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies Shelly Sauvola

cup butter or margarine (softened) cup sugar

cup packed brown sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter (divided)

1 egg, slightly beaten 1 tsp. Vanilla

1 cup flour tsp. Baking soda

cup baking cocoa 3/4 cup confectioners sugar

 

In large bowl, cream butter, sugars and 1/4 cup peanut butter. Egg egg and vanilla. Mix well. Combine flour, cocoa and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture and mix well. Blend confections sugar with remaining peanut butter until smooth. Roll into 24 balls one inch each. Divide dough into 24 pieces; flatten each into a 3 inch circle. Place one peanut butter ball on each circle; bringing edges over to completely cover it. (Dough may crack, reshape as needed). Place cookies with seam side down on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten each cookie slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake @ 375 fro 7-9 minutes or until set. Yield 2 dozen