Recipes and Cooking Buckeye Cookies Easier to make than the candies named for his iconic nut, these chocolate and peanut butter cookies have just as much appeal in cookie form. By Juliana Hale Juliana Hale Juliana Hale is a senior culinary specialist in the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen with 20 years of experience in recipe testing and development. She works closely with AllRecipes, Forks Over Knives, Midwest Living, and Traditional Home overseeing testing in the test kitchen for those titles. Juli is an expert in all fields of cooking, but is particularly geeky about mixology and has taught her class, Fun with Sours, to internal staff and the AllRecipes Allstars. She holds an associate's degree in culinary arts and a bachelor's degree in food and beverage service management from the New England Culinary Institute. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 6, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 8 mins Chill Time: 10 mins Total Time: 48 mins Servings: 50 Yield: 50 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup creamy peanut butter ½ cup powdered sugar 3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 2 tablespoon shortening Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium to high seconds. Add both sugars, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Beat in cocoa powder until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. Drop dough by tablespoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until edges are firm and centers appear set. Remove; cool on a wire rack. In a small bowl stir together peanut butter and powdered sugar until smooth. In a medium heavy saucepan, heat chocolate chips and shortening over low until melted and smooth, stirring occasionally. Dip tops of cooled cookies in melted chocolate mixture. Chill 10 minutes or until chocolate is set. Top each cookie with about 1 tsp. peanut butter mixture. To Store Transfer cookies to an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 176 Calories 10g Fat 21g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 50 Calories 176 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 17mg 6% Sodium 105mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 15g Protein 3g Calcium 14mg 1% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 104mg 2% Folate, total 17.5mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.