Bridgeman’s 12 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Peanut Butter Crinkle Surprise Cookies

It’s our favorite time of year! We’re getting you some outstanding recipes for your holiday treat trays during our annual “12 Days of Cookies” series. Today, Elizabeth is baking with TCL Kitchen Star and blogger Alice Seuffert. Fun fact: Alice is the only baker who’s participated in every single year of “12 Days of Cookies!” Follow her on Instagram @diningwithalice.

The 12 Days of Cookies is brought to you by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream. This year, we’re pairing each cookie with a Bridgeman’s ice cream flavor. Alice recommends enjoying Chocolate Peanut Butter Crinkle Surprise Cookies with Bridgeman’s Caramelicious Ice Cream.

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Here’s today’s recipe!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crinkle Surprise Cookies
Alice Seuffert, Dining with Alice

Enjoy with Bridgeman’s Caramelicious 


½ cup Land O’Lakes Butter (salted, softened)
¾ cup Brown Sugar
¼ cup White Sugar
½ cup Sweetened Cocoa (Nesquick)
2 tsp Vanilla
½ cup Peanut Butter
1 egg
1 ¾ cup Flour
¾ tsp Baking Soda
27 Riesen Chocolates
¼ cup Nesquick to roll cookies
Powdered Sugar for dusting


Preheat oven to 375.

In a stand mixer, combine butter, brown sugar, white sugar, and cocoa. Mix until creamy and then add vanilla and peanut butter. Once combined add the egg.

In a bowl combine flour and baking soda and gradually add to peanut butter mixture. Scoop dough into balls and roll around Risen chocolates. In a small bowl, add ¼ cup Nesquick and roll each ball in the cocoa.

Bake for 10 minutes.

When cookies come out of the oven, gently press down each cookie for a crinkle appearance. Dust with powdered sugar. Let cookies rest for a few minutes before removing from the cookie sheet.

Makes approximately 2.25 dozen cookies (27)

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