Thursday, April 24, 2008

Dark Chocolate & Peanut Dreams Cookies

Dark Chocolate Dreams: peanut butter blended with dark chocolate.

Inspired by a jar of Peanut Butter & Co's Dark Chocolate Dreams, I attempted to bake a flourless peanut butter cookie. The recipe is incredibly easy and comes together fast.

Because of the added sugar and vanilla already in the chocolate peanut butter, you don't need to add a lot of extra sugar. The salty peanuts add a nice crunch and saltiness. While I don't think this recipe is perfect and needs a bit of playing around with, I have to admit the cookies are addicting. If you make these, let me know what you think!

Dark Chocolate & Peanut Dreams Cookies

1/2 c Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter
1/2 c all-natural crunchy peanut butter
1/4 c sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 c salted peanuts, coarsely ground

Cream together the chocolate pb and crunchy pb with the sugar.
Add the egg and vanilla and mix well.
Stir in the coarsely ground peanuts.

Drop tablespoons of the dough onto a cookie sheet.
Bake at 350* for 12-15 minutes.
Makes about 12 cookies.

These cookies taste best accompanied by a cold glass of your favorite milk.

*EDIT* For fun, I have decided to enter these cookies into the Great Peanut Butter Exhibition Cookie Contest.


VeggieGirl said...

Now THAT is a brilliant, sumptuous cookie recipe - yum!!

Monica said...

Thanks! They are so addicting!

Nick said...

Great cookies Monica! I tried making these once but didn't add nearly enough sugar, so they turned out pretty bad and I forgot to go back and experiment with the recipe more. Thanks for figuring it out for me =) and thanks for entering!

- The Peanut Butter Boy

Anonymous said...

These sound heavenly... I've made no-bake cookies before and they were awesome but I never tried it w/ chocolate before!

E said...

Peanut Butter + Dark Chocolate + No Bake = Totally Awesome.

Thanks for participating in our first event for the Great Peanut Butter Exhibition.

ttfn300 said...

Made these yesterday (in an attempt to stop eating that PB out of the jar). let's just say that my problems didn't stop when in cookie form! :) Delicious!