Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

These are delicious! The molasses in the cookie really adds to the overall flavors!

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup white granulated sugar
1 stick unsalted butter, soft
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups white all-purpose flour

Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F. Line several large baking sheets with parchment paper.

In a large bowl cream together the smooth peanut butter, light brown sugar, white granulated sugar and soft butter until light in color and fluffy in texture.

Beat in the large eggs and pure vanilla extract. Beat in the molasses.

Add in the baking soda and salt. Fold in the white all-purpose flour.

Drop by teaspoon size amounts onto prepared baking sheets. Bake, one sheet at a time, in preheated oven for 12 minutes. Remove and cool.

In a large bowl melt together 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips with a pinch of salt, splash of vanilla, 4 tablespoons milk and 2 teaspoons solid vegetable shortening in a microwave on high power for 2 minutes. Stir until mixture is smooth.

Dip cookies into chocolate, covering one side. Place on parchment paper until chocolate sets up.


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