Chocolate Peanut Butter Hearts Recipe

Chocolate Cookie Dough
2 cup all-purpose Flour
1/2 cup creamy Peanut Butter
1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Shortening
1 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 Egg
3 tblsp Milk
1/4 tsp Salt
How to make chocolate peanut butter hearts:
  • As directed make and chill chocolate cookie dough.
  • Beat peanut butter, sugar and shortening until fluffy.
  • Mix well egg, milk and vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Beat flour mixture into peanut butter mixture until blended well.
  • Shape dough into disc and wrap it in a plastic wrap.
  • Let is freeze in refrigerate for about 1 to 2 hours.
  • lubricate cookie sheets.
  • fold peanut butter dough on floured waxed paper to 1/8-inch thickness.
  • Cut dough using heart-shaped cookie cutter.
  • Place cutouts on prepared cookie sheets.
  • Repeat with chocolate dough.
  • Remove small section from centers of hearts using a small cookie cutter.
  • Set small peanut butter hearts into large chocolate hearts.
  • Set small chocolate hearts into large peanut butter hearts.
  • Press together slightly.
  • Bake it in a preheated oven at 350°f till the edges are lightly browned, it will take about 10 to 14 minutes.
  • Let it cool completely on the wire racks.

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