Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pudding Cookies
- 1/2 cup peanut butter (I like crunchy)
- 1/2 cup butter, softened but still chilled
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tbsp hot water
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 3.4 oz package cheesecake instant pudding mix
- 2-3 cups melting chocolate for dipping
Adapted from somethingswanky.com
1.Beat together the peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until creamy.
2.Add the eggs, one at a time, beating in between each addition.
3.Add the vanilla.
4.Dissolve the baking soda into the hot water and mix into the dough.
5.Add the flour and pudding mix. Mix well.
6.Scoop by rounded tablespoons onto a parchment or silcon lined baking sheet. Use a fork to press a criss-cross into the cookie dough.
7.Bake at 375 degrees for 10-14 minutes, until the bottoms are golden and the middle is set.
8.Let cool on the baking sheet. Dip each cookie in melted chocolate, let cool on wax paper to harden.