Choco peanut butter dreams cookies (1987)

Choco peanut butter dreams cookie recipe

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These peanut butter cookies are topped with more than simply a criss-cross pattern made with a fork — there’s also a generous dollop of chocolate on top, sprinkled with chopped peanuts. Happy choco peanut butter dreams!

Choco peanut butter dreams cookie recipe

Choco peanut butter dreams cookies (1987)

Yield: 6 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1-1/2 cups brown sugar -- firmly packed
  • 1 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable shortening
  • 1/3 cup chopped peanuts (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat together brown sugar, peanut butter and butter, until light and fluffy.
  3. Blend in water, egg and vanilla; add combined dry ingredients; mix well.
  4. Shape dough into 1" balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten to 1/4″ thickness with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire rack, cool completely.
  6. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate pieces and vegetable shortening; stir until mixture is melted and smooth.
  7. Top each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate; sprinkle with chopped nuts. Chill until set. Store in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 72 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 102Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 46mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 2g

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