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Chocolate heart Peanut Butter Cookies

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These Chocolate Heart Peanut Butter Cookies are perfect for Valentine’s Day. These cookies are great for a school Valentine’s Day party or even a bake sale. Easy to make and so good, you will want to try these Heart Peanut Butter Blossoms.

If you love these cookies and red velvet, you will love this Red Velvet Peanut Butter Blossoms, which is another great Valentine’s Day cookie.

heart peanut butter blossoms

Chocolate Heart Peanut Butter Cookies

Classic Peanut Butter Blossoms are peanut butter cookies with a Hershey’s Kiss in the center. With these cookies, the decadent factor is turned up. Instead of a kiss in the center of the cookie, this cookie uses a Reese Peanut Butter Cup Heart. These mini Reese’s cups are perfect on this cookie. The peanut butter cookie topped with a peanut butter cup heart makes these the best Valentine’s Day Cookies.

Can I Use Crunchy Peanut Butter?

If you prefer crunchy peanut butter in your peanut butter cookies, you can swap it for the creamy peanut butter. It gives a nice texture to the cookies.

Are These Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies?

These cookies are a great combination of a slightly crisp cookie on the outside and a chewy cookie on the inside. To help the cookies stay chewy be sure to not overbake the cookies and keep them stored in an airtight container.

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Ingredients

  • Unsalted sweet cream butter
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Peanut butter
  • Shortening
  • Egg
  • Flour
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Reese Peanut Butter Hearts

How to Make Valentine Peanut Butter Cookies

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

wei ingredients in a mixing bowl

Using a mixture, beat together the butter, sugar, brown sugar and shortening.

Add in the egg and beat well.

dry ingredients in a blue bowl

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.

Slowly add in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until mixed well.

Using a ice cream scoop, scoop cookie dough into your hands and roll into a ball.

Roll dough into the sugar and then place onto the cookie sheet. Do this with the rest of the dough.

peanut butter cookie dough on a cookie sheet

Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes

Once the cookies are done, pulled them out of the oven and place Reese’s Peanut Butter Heart into the cookie. Let the cookies cool for a few minutes

Once the cookies have cooled slightly, enjoy.

heart peanut butter blossom

Chocolate Heart Peanut Butter Cookies

Published By Jill
These Chocolate Heart Peanut Butter Cookies are perfect for Valentine's Day. These cookies are great for a school Valentine's Day party or even a bake sale. Easy to make and so good, you will want to try these Heart Peanut Butter Blossoms.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 227 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C brown sugar packed
  • 1 C peanut butter
  • 1/4 C shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 C flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 24 Reese Peanut Butter Hearts unwrapped
  • 1 C sugar to roll the peanut butter cookies in

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Place parchment paper onto a cookie sheet and set aside
  • Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, brown sugar,
  • and shortening and mix until combined
  • Add in the egg and mix until combined
  • In a large bowl, using a whisk mix in the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Gradually add in the flour mixture into the wet mixture until combined
  • Using a ice cream scoop, scoop some cookie dough into your hands and roll into a ball
  • Roll cookie dough ball into the sugar and then place onto the cookie sheet
  • Repeat the steps for 11 more cookie dough balls
  • Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes
  • Once pulled out of the oven place Reese’s Peanut Butter Heart into the cookie and let cool for a few minutes
  • Place cookies onto a wire rack to cool
  • Repeat steps with remaining dough
  • Let cool for a few more minutes before enjoying!

Nutrition

Calories: 227kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 4gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 137mgPotassium: 118mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 73IUCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
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