These Peanut Butter Secrets are a peanut Butter cookie stuffed with a Peanut Butter Cup, and topped with a peanut butter chocolate glaze. I LOVE them!
2 cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
1 cup Shortening
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
40 to 45 chocolate-covered miniature peanut butter cups
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 cup (6 oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons Creamy Peanut Butter
HEAT oven to 375ºF. Coat baking sheets lightly with no-stick cooking spray.
COMBINE shortening, brown sugar, granulated sugar and peanut butter in bowl of electric mixer; beat at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla.
COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Mix into shortening mixture at low speed until just blended. Form rounded teaspoonfuls of dough around each peanut butter cup. Enclose entirely. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
BAKE 8 to 10 minutes, or until cookies are just browned. Remove immediately to cooling rack.
COMBINE shortening, chocolate chips and peanut butter in microwave-safe measuring cup. Microwave on MEDIUM (50% power) 1 minute. Stir. Repeat until smooth.
DIP cookie tops in chocolate. Let stand until chocolate is set.