When I first suggested to Rory that we do a Valentine’s-themed post, he scoffed. However, he soon came back with a fantastic idea for heart-shaped Valentine’s Peanut Butter Cookies, and I’m not complaining!
I first had these cookies during Christmas in Maine. Rory’s Mom had made a double batch and I was responsible for the quick death of at least half of them, and since then I’ve been dying to make them myself.
I love the sweet-but-salty combination of chewy cookie with melt-in-your-mouth chocolate peanut butter cups. I’d recommend serving still hot from the oven with a dollop of ice cream.
For my friends across the pond who may not be able to find mini peanut cups, I think this recipe would work equally well with Rolos or Munchies.
Recipe makes 36.