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Peanut Butter Brownie Cookies

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Brownies or cookies? You don't need to decide! This clever recipe combines a peanut butter dough ball with a brownie, for an irresistible flavor combination."
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servings 249 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen cookies)


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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat brownie mix, melted butter, cream cheese and egg in medium bowl 50 strokes with spoon until well blended (dough will be sticky).
  2. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets to make 24 cookies; smooth edge of each to form round cookie.
  3. Mix powdered sugar and peanut butter in small bowl with spoon until mixture forms a ball. With hands, roll rounded teaspoonfuls peanut butter mixture into 24 balls. Lightly press 1 ball into center of each ball of dough.
  4. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheets at least 30 minutes.
  5. Spread thin layer of frosting over peanut butter portion of each cooled cookie.


  • High Altitude (above 3500 ft.): Flatten cookies slightly before baking. Bake at 350 degrees F for 11 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 249 calories; 12.8 g fat; 32.5 g carbohydrates; 4.1 g protein; 18 mg cholesterol; 176 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Peanut butter and chocolate. What more do you need to say? Loved it!

These cookies are very good. They taste like a mix between a chewy brownie and a peanut butter cookie. If you don't like really sweet cookies, leave out the frosting. They are just as good witho...

Yummy! I followed the recipe but because I love peanut butter the teaspoons used for the center peanut butter mixture were closer to tablespoons. These are as filling and rich as brownies and o...

So easy and yummy!

I am only 16 and just found out I have a love for baking! This is the best thing i have made. Not hard to make and delicious!! Chocolate and peanut butter together, what more could you ask for?:)

They were a huge success-had to make 2 batches

Sweet, rich and wonderful :-) If you like chocolate and peanut butter, you'll love this.