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Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cookies

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2 1/2 cups all purpose flour3/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup butter or margarine, softened1 cup granulated sugar1 cup firmly packed brown sugar2 large eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 (13-ounce) package peanut butter cup miniatures, chopped


Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking cocoa and baking soda; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and brown sugar, using an electric mixer at medium speed, until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Stir in flour mixture until just combined. Fold in chopped peanut butter cup candy.
Drop dough by tablespoonfuls about 2-inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 7 to 10 minutes or until cookies show cracks. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 1 to 2 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Makes about 4 dozen.