Chocolate Peanut Butter Overload Cookies


1 c. unsalted butter, softened
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. granulated sugar
2 c. peanut butter
2 eggs
2½ c. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
granulated sugar, for dipping

¾ c. peanut butter
1 (10.5 oz.) package peanut butter cups
½ c. m&m’s
¼ c. heavy cream
¾ c. chocolate chips

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugars.
  2. Add peanut butter and mix well.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, until incorporated.
  4. Combine flour, salt, baking powder, and baking powder and add gradually to peanut butter mixture, mixing until all ingredients are well-blended.
  5. Using ⅓ c. dough at a time, roll into balls and dip in sugar to coat.
  6. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet and use a glass to flatten cookies just until edges start to crack (you will flatten them more later).
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  8. Open oven and use a glass to flatten cookies to desired size.
  9. Bake for an additional 5-7 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  10. Cool completely.
  11. Top cooled cookies with 1 Tbsp. peanut butter, 1 crumbled peanut butter cup, and 8-10 m&m’s.
  12. Prepare chocolate ganache by heating heavy cream until boiling, then pouring over chocolate chips in a heat-proof bowl.
  13. Stir mixture until smooth. *If necessary, heat additionally to completely melt chocolate chips.
  14. Drizzle chocolate over cookies and refrigerate until set.

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