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Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Makes

3-1/2 dozen

These tempting fudgy cookies need only five ingredients—what could be easier? The melt-in-your-mouth goodies go over big with kids and make a fantastic pick-me-up for adults. —Elaine Stephens, Carmel, Indiana
Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) chocolate fudge frosting, divided
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Reserve 1 can plus 1/3 cup frosting for topping cookies. In a large bowl, mix egg, peanut butter and remaining frosting until blended. Stir in flour just until moistened.
  2. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork dipped in sugar.
  3. Bake until set, 7-9 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with reserved frosting.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 143 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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