Cocoa Peanut Butter Crisscross Cookies - Tuesdays with Dorie

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Cocoa Peanut Butter Crisscross Cookies
Cocoa Peanut Butter Crisscross Cookies
Have you had that week where you are late for everything...all week long? Well, I'm having that. I think the Labor Day holiday threw me off and I'm celebrating Wednesdays with Dorie today.

For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie selection, Jasmine of Jasmine Cuisine selected Peanut Butter Crisscrosses on page 78 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.

I used Dorie's "playing around" section and made Cocoa Peanut Butter Crisscross cookies. I made 1/2 the recipe, skipped the chopped peanuts, used creamy Skippy PB, and added 1/4 c Dutched cocoa powder and 1/4 c mini chocolate chips. I made mine a little smaller and baked them for 11 minutes instead of 13 minutes for the larger cookies.

Cocoa Peanut Butter Crisscross Cookies

And did your hear? Dorie Greenspan's new book is out! I can't wait for mine to come in the mail. Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours!
Be sure to order your copy now...and perhaps donate one to your local public library?! :) Laurie, the genius behind TWD is starting a new group "French Fridays with Dorie" - Sign up now and join the fun.

Cocoa Peanut Butter Crisscross Cookies
Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers!

Jasmine of Jasmine Cuisine's blog (it's in French and English! Whoo hoo!) or
Page 78 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.
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Eliana said... [Reply to comment]

Hmmmm - I don't mind if you're late if you're dishing up treats like this one. Love the addition of cocoa here so I guess I need to steal this idea from you :)

Jeannette said... [Reply to comment]

These look great!! I love how pronounced your criss crosses are! mine spread a bit too much for the criss crosses to be really defined. oh well. guess i'll have to make them again ;)

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Could I try one with my coffee, please? They look really yummy. I have to make a note in the copy of my Dorie book.

Joanne said... [Reply to comment]

Does anything test better than chocolate and peanut butter together? I think not. Better late than never is what I always say, especially when it comes to cookies.

Damaris @Kitchen Corners said... [Reply to comment]

I'm in the land of cacao. You would love it here.

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Ooh, I wish I'd tried the chocolate version - they look great!

Maria said... [Reply to comment]

Your cookies look perfect!

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Bea Roque said... [Reply to comment]

Wow..... peanut butter & chocolate.... nothing else could taste better!!!!



Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Hi Mary, your chocolate version looks wonderful! Dorie's new book is fabulous! You will love it!

mary said... [Reply to comment]

yum. i need to try this version. very cool miss mary.

Katrina said... [Reply to comment]

Better late than never. The chocolate/pb version look yummy!

Mr. P said... [Reply to comment]

French Fridays? I could go for that.

Tia said... [Reply to comment]

The cocoa version looks just as adorable as the regular one :)

Liz said... [Reply to comment]

Ah yes, Wednesdays with Dorie...I myself have been celebrating Wednesdays (and Thursdays) with Dorie lately...Tuesdays are just coming way too soon! Your cookies look yum. I added chocolate chips to mine, but I'm sort of wishing I'd added the cocoa too. Next time!

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

The holiday(s) have totally thrown me off too. I love this recipe. I think I would eat a million of these.

Flourchild said... [Reply to comment]

Yum they look great! I got my new cookbook yesterday and Im still drooling over it!!!
Sorry it's taken me awhile to get to your blog..I try to leave a comment on everyones blog and it takes awhile!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

love the addition of cocoa to the pb!

CaSaundraLeigh said... [Reply to comment]

Love the idea of adding the cocoa to these--chocolate and peanut butter sure make a heavenly combo!!

Rachel said... [Reply to comment]

The cocoa version is totally genius! those look great!

Anne said... [Reply to comment]

Oh the cocoa version looks delicious, I need to try that one next! Your trip looks amazing by the way! Wow!

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