Recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

    2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    2/3 cup baking cocoa
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    2/3 cup packed brown sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 large eggs
    1 2/3 cups (11 ounce package) peanut butter
        and milk chocolate morsels

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels. Drop by well-rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until centers are set. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

    Makes about 5 dozen cookies.