Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Filling -- 1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup powdered sugar
Cookie -- 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup margarine, softened
8-oz. pkg cream cheese, softened
reserve 2 oz. for frosting
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1 tsp baking powder
Frosting -- 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
2 tbsp. cocoa
1-2 tbsp milk
reserved 2 oz. cream cheese
Combine peanut butter and powdered sugar, blend until smooth. Chill while mixing cookie dough.
Cream brown sugar, sugar, margarine and 6 oz cream cheese until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Blend flour, cocoa and baking powder into creamed mixture. Shape dough into 1 inch balls, place 2 in. apart on cookie sheets. With thumb, make imprint in center of each cookie. Fill with 1 tsp filling. Bring dough around filling to completely cover. Bake at 350 for 9-12 minutes. Cool.
Mix frosting ingredients together and spread over cooled cookie.