The combination of chocolate and peanut butter is one of my favorites, well almost anything with chocolate is my favorite.
Easter candy is everywhere this week, forget about purchasing really sugary candy for Easter.
Make your own Easter treat!!!
300 grams of all purpose flour
125 grams of cane sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 stick of unsalted butter - room temperature
2 whole large eggs
1/2 cup chocolate chips (don't melt these)
130 grams of semi-sweet/bittersweet chocolate -melted
50 grams of unsweetened cocoa
1/4-1/3 cup Organic Peanut Butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a stand mixer, mix on high the butter and sugar. Cream these 2 ingredients together.
Scrap down the bowl.
In a microwave, microwave in a microwave safe bowl the 130 grams of chocolate. Do this for 30 seconds at a time.
Mix the melted chocolate after each time you microwave. Once the chocolate is melted let it sit at room temperature while you measure the dry ingredients.
Measure the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
In the stand mixer, add the 2 eggs and vanilla extract. Mix on low until the egg yolks break.
Add the melted chocolate and mix.
Then with the mixer on low, slowly add the dry ingredients.
Fold in the chocolate chips.
Scope out about 34-36 grams of chocolate dough, flatten it lightly and place a thumb mark in the center.
Repeat this until you have about 12 cookies.
Then spoon a teaspoon of peanut butter and spoon it in the center of thumb mark.
Roll and flatten a small (about 20-21 grams) of cookie dough and gently flatten and place on top if the peanut butter and chocolate cookie.
Bake in the oven for 10-11 minutes.
Remove from oven, allow them to cool for 2-3 minutes then move to a cookie rack and allow them to cool.