Cocoa + Peanut Butter Chip Cookies [recipe]

95% of the time I try to keep my baked goods as healthy and “skinny” as possible, like my Peanut Butter, Banana + Pretzel Cookies and my Skinny Mini Coffee Cake.  Then there’s that 5% of the time where I couldn’t care less about being healthy, it’s as if calories don’t exist.  I just want to indulge without a care in the World…sometimes this indulge fest lasts a few days, which is always fun but usually leaves me riddled with guilt.  I’ve been on an indulge fest for the past two nights, which is when I baked these amazing Cocoa + Peanut Butter Chip Cookies.  This delectable cookie is far from skinny or healthy but it will rock your World!

Cocoa + Peanut Butter Chip Cookies [recipe]
adapted from All Recipes

INGREDIENTS

3/4 cup butter, softened (6 TBSP)

one cup white sugar

one egg

one cup flour

1/3 cup cocoa powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup peanut butter chips

METHOD

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Blend butter and sugar together in a large bowl. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl, blend flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to the butter mixture. Mix in peanut butter chips. Drop rounded tablespoons onto a cookie sheet.  Makes approx. 12 cookies

Bake 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before indulging!

Enjoy!

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