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easy Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies
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5 from 2 votes

Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies

Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies are full of chocolate and peanut butter and are a delicious sweet treat.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert (Cookies)
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 769kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1/2 C cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 C sugar divided, 1/2 cup now and 1/2 cup later
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1/4 C creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon milk

Filling Ingredients:

  • 3/4 C smooth peanut butter
  • 3/4 C powder sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl, mix the 3/4 C peanut butter and 3/4 C powder sugar together until fully combined
  • Using a teaspoon, spoon out 1 teaspoon of the filling and fill into a ball
  • Place the filling balls onto a plate and place into the fridge for 10 minutes
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour. cocoa powder, baking soda and salt
  • Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar's and peanut butter until smooth and creamy
  • Mix in the egg and vanilla and mix until combined
  • Stir in the dry ingredients
  • Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop out some dough and roll into a ball
  • Place onto the cookie sheet and repeat steps with remaining dough
  • Once all the dough has been rolled, lightly push your thumb into the center of the dough the make indents
  • Place a peanut butter filling into the center and mold the dough back into a round ball, covering up the peanut butter filling.
  • Repeat step with remaining cookies
  • Place 1/2 C of sugar into a bowl and roll all of the cookies into it
  • Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes

Notes

When making the cookie dough, if the dough is crumbly, you can add 1 or 2 tbsp. of milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 769kcal | Carbohydrates: 108g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 434mg | Potassium: 469mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 512IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 4mg