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       Title: Chewy & Chocolatey Peanut Butter Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Firmly-packed brown sugar
     2/3 c  Crisco shortening
       1 tb Water
       1 ts Vanilla
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/3 c  Cocoa
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
       2 c  Miniature peanut butter
            -cups *
  
    * unwrapped and quartered or coarsely chopped
   1. Pre-heat oven to 375F (190C). Place sheets of foil on
   countertop for cooling cookies.
   2. Combine brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in
   large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until
   well blended. Beat eggs into creamed mixture.
   3. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Mix into
   creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in
   peanut butter cups.
   4. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls (15 mL) of
   dough 2 inches (5 cm) apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
   5. Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375F (190C) for 7 to
   9 minutes, or until cookies are set.
       DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove
   cookies to foil to cool completely.
    Makes about 3 dozen cookies
  
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