Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Did Someone Say CHOCOLATE?

Do you ever CRAVE chocolate?
I sure do, so today I will make yummy Peanut Butter Cups!
What do you LOVE when you have a chocolate craving?
Now off to tie my new apron on and start baking! XO PEANUT BUTTER CUP COOKIES

INGREDIENTS
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons milk
40 miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped




DIRECTIONS 
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda; set aside.

Cream together the butter, sugar, peanut butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla and milk. Add the flour mixture; mix well.
Shape into 40 balls and place each into an ungreased mini muffin pan.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately press a mini peanut butter cup into each ball.
Cool and carefully remove from pan.
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31 comments:

ceekay said...

OMG! These remind me of peanut butter blossums that I won't make cuz we can't leave them alone...these would be
T-R-O-U-B-L-E!!!!

Traci said...

I think these are sooooo good and they look so professional. Thanks for sharing. I have found that using a plastic baby spoon helps get them out of pan neatly.

Connie said...

MJ!!! Squeeeeeeal!!!!!!! Guess what??? Hubs bought a pop-up camper this weekend and he says I can't shabby/chic it up but I KNOW he's kidding cuz he said it with a "SMIRK" on his lips. Hah, it's mine, sweetpea...... It'll be so pretty when I "PINK" it up with ROSES(!) fabrics and paint it pink. Okay, okay, maybe not the outside but ya never know, cowgirl chick!!!
Smoochies,
Connie

ellen b said...

Oh those look fabulous. I might just have to put my apron on and have a go...

Heidi said...

Yum! Leave the door unlocked 'cuz I'm coming over!!!! I always love our brownies with chocolate frosting. And this recipe is certainly a favorite of mine. =D

Pink Slippers said...

I just crave AND LOVE chocolate and peanut buter together. It is sooo good. The wash down with some cold milk.

ROSE VINE COTTAGE said...

Yum! those look soooo good! I'll have to try the recipe. Thanks
Hugs~Kelly

bj said...

oooo, yummy...these look and sound so delicious, I am drooling all over my keyboard.
When I just can't stand another minute without CHOCOLATE, I make FUDGE with lots of pecans. Then, I sit down with a hugh glass of ice cold milk and eat fudge until I can't eat any more. Uh Oh...guess what I AM HUNGRY FOR NOW !
I can't wait to try your delicious cookies...

Kathi said...

Oh my goodness, yumm yumm! Thank you for the recipe. Hugs, Kathi

Anne Fannie said...

You better bring some of them when you come over to my house tomorrow!

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

Oh, those look so good. I may have to just snatch one up! When I need chocolate, I usually want a Symphony Bar. So smooth and creamy...yum.

My Shabby Roses said...

Yum, they sound so wonderful, they look wonderful too!

Kathy said...

They look divine!!
Kathy

Dana said...

Yum! I love to bake and this looks so yummy. I just started weight watchers last week and I think that I will make these after my first 10 lb loss. Now I have a goal and I can't wait to taste these babies. I love all things chocolate and peanut butter. Thanks for sharing. Dana

Suzie Button said...

Oh, my Gosh, aren't you fantastic with these treats! They look fantastic, these are a girls' party MUST HAVE! YUM!

3CHEERS4MOM said...

YUM! Oh, I gotta make this for my hubby. He LOVES peanut butter, he puts it on everything. -Cheers, Amy

My Artful Heart said...

Maryjane...

Those sound yummmy...the CHOCOLATE bug has bitten :)

You have also been tagged...he-he-he...come on over to my blog to play along!

Lea of Farmhouse Blessings said...

The real question is ... do I ever NOT crave chocolate? The answer is no ... never. And that sounds like one very good recipe! Thanks.

I just got my new Gooseberry Patch catalog and on the front cover is their new night lite. It is a small camper just like Girls on the Fly enjoy. It is just darling and I thought of you when I saw it.

Smiles,
Lea

countrygirl3031 said...

Yup...these sound just like blossoms..and I can't keep them in the house long enough...

I'm guessin that I'll have to go home tonight and bake!

Hugz,
Michele

Donna Lynn said...

WOW WEE, Those sure look good! Come over and we can sit on my front porch and chow down, I will make some tea and we can visit!

I go to the dark dark chocolate when I have a craving, which is by the way everyday! :)

XO,
DL

Scooterblu's Whimsy said...

Oh these sound too good! Thanks for sharing the recipe. I will have to try these! :)

~Rhonda

Tiffi said...

Well, those are my absolute favorite cookies!!! I have made those a few times before and I think I ate most of them! Very bad, but I can't resist chocolate and peanut butter together!
Wish I was there to eat some with you!

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

Those look delicious!!! I am a huge fan of chocolate. My favorite is Godiva chocolate, but thats so expensive. I usually settle for Dove dark chocolate. Yum yum yum!

Kady

Beverly said...

Ooooh these look so yummy, MJ. My favorite of all time is peanut butter cups. I have actually made these in the past and they are delicious!! Don't get chocolate on your new apron!! LOL

Tracy said...

OH, sooo good!....mmm....Thank you for the recipe! :o)

Kathleen from Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Oh yum! I can't wait to make these! Thanks for sharing the recipe! blessings, Kathleen

Cori G. said...

Hi Maryjane,
These look delicious! Sometimes when I'm having chocolate cravings I like to buy Hershey's kisses and just let them melt in my mouth.
Are you doing Pink Saturaday today?

Cali Homemaker said...

oh my goodness, i open your page up and my mouth starts watering. i want a cookie... or two. hehe.

i see you are in cali too. im in orange county, where are you?

thank you for the recipe... maybe ill try it out!

Cori G. said...

Hi Maryjane,
It's tough to get around to all the pink posts isn't it? But I just check out a few and make sure I stop by those who've stopped by to see me.
Oh, I picked up a copy of the magazine with your name. It was the cutest publication I think I've ever seen!
Have a lovely weekend!
Oh, have you been riding that pink bike of yours :)? I'm going to buy a Latte holder for mine. How fashionable is that!

:) Cori G.

Mo said...

Oh my! These cookies look so good! Yum, yum, yum!

Jennifer said...

Ohhhhhh I am going to make these!!!!! Thanks for you visit...your blog is very sweet!!!

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