Peanut butter thumbprint cookies

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Peanut butter morsels
2 cups Flour
¾ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
¾ cup Butter, softened
½ cup Brown sugar, firmly packed
⅓ cup Sugar
1 Egg
¾ teaspoon Vanilla
PEANUT BUTTER FILLING
¾ cup Shredded coconut
4 teaspoons Honey
2 teaspoons Water
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
½ cup Peanut butter morsels

Preheat oven to 400 F. In top of doulbe boiler over hot ( not boiling) water, melt 1½ cups peanut butter morsels, set aside. In small bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda, set aside. In large mixing bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg and vanilla, beat at medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Blend in melted peanut butter morsels. Gradually add flour mixture. Using rounded teaspoonsfuls, shape into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Make thumbprint in center of each cookie.

Fill each cookie with ¼ teaspoonful of Peanut Butter Filling( recipe follows)Bake 5-7 minutes. Cool 2 minutes, remove from cookie sheet and cool completely on wire rack. In small bowl, combine coconut, honey, water and cinnamon, mix well. Stir in remaining ½ cup unmelted peanut butter morsels. Put inside thumbprint. Makes about 5 dozen.

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