(My adapted version) Timothy the Elder's Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
1 cup unsalted butter
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder (Hershey's Dark)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (Reeses)
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup mini Reeses Pieces
3/4 cup coarsely chopped Reeses peanut butter cups
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup chocolate covered peanuts
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook 2-3 minutes, whisking frequently, until foams and starts to turn golden brown. Transfer butter to a large mixing bowl.
In a medium mixing bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Add sugar, brown sugar and peanut butter to bowl with browned butter. Mix together, using a mixer on medium speed, until well combined – about 1 minute. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined – about 1 minute. Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in flour mixture until just combined. Stir in Reeses Pieces, peanut butter cups, chocolate chip and peanuts until just combined.
Drop rounded tablespoons full of dough onto cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until well risen and set.