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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies (from Mrs. Fields) Recipe

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This recipe for Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies (from Mrs. Fields), by , is from The HealthWorks Rehab and Fitness Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Raymond Adams
Added: Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 oz. semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup apcked dark brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
12 oz milk chocolate chips (about 2 cups)
24 to 30 shelled peanuts

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
In a double boiler, melt the semisweet chips over hot, not simmering wter.
Set aside to cool to room temperature.
In a small bowl, whick together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the brown and granulated sugars, then add the butter and beat until combined. Add the peanut butter and beat until smooth. Add the eggs and vanilla, and beat just until combined. Add the flour mixture and the milk chocolate chips, and beat until nostreaks of flour are visible.
Pour in the melted chocolate and miz partially with a wooden spoon until marbled.
Drop the dough in 3 Tblsp mounds, 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
top with one whole peanut.
Bake for 23 minutes or until just set but still soft.
Cool on the cookie sheet for 30 seconds, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 2 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the recipe that would have beat "BIG" for the bake-off championship but I had misplaced the recipe and couldn't use it.

 

 

 

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