Goober Thumbprint Cookies

Goober Thumbprint Cookies

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30 min.
55 min.
18 cookies (1 1/2 dozen)

Cocoa-laced Goober Thumbprint Cookies are filled with creamy peanut butter and chocolate covered peanuts. A popular flavor combination that continues to endure. You'll love how easy these delicious cookies are to make.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ GOOBERS Milk Chocolate-Covered Peanuts, divided
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COMBINE flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Melt morsels in small, heavy-duty saucepan over lowest possible heat; stir until smooth. Beat sugar, 1/3 cup peanut butter, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in melted chocolate. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually stir in flour mixture. Cover; refrigerate just until firm.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

SHAPE into 1-inch balls; press thumb into tops to make about 1/2-inch depressions. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Fill each depression with about 1/2 teaspoon peanut butter; press 3 Goobers into peanut butter.

BAKE for 10 to 15 minutes or until sides are set. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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Goober Thumbprint Cookies

I baked these for my boyfriends office and everyone loved them. They are slightly chewy which is my favorite. I'll be making these often. Yum Yum!!!!


Goober Thumbprint Cookies

I was really in the mood to make peanut butter cookies. Even though I didnt have any Goober candies, these cookies were a hit with my two boys. I put a few choc chips in the middle instead and they loved them! I really liked making these, the cookie itself without the peanutbutter gives you lots of ideas to work with. Nuts or mint choc candy. I cant wait to make more!

- Stacy Beaudry from ELLINGTON, CT

Goober Thumbprint Cookies

Yummy, Tastey and Delicious!

- Rachael Pipp from MILWAUKEE, WI

Very Good

Today (Presidents Day) was a rainy dreary day, and a great day to stay in and bake. I have so many recipes in "My Recipe Box" that I've been wanting to try. I decided on this one. Wow!!! These were soooo good. This recipe is definitely a keeper and will be making it again and again!


These were very

good cookies. Cookies are one of the easiest items to bake. I try to get the kids to bake as often as possible.

- joel tedder from FORT DODGE, IA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/18 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 18

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280
  • Calories from Fat: 140
  • Total Fat: 16g (24% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 6g (30% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 35mg (11% of DV)
  • Sodium: 180mg (7% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 31g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (9% of DV)
  • Sugars: 17g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 4% of DV
  • Iron: 6% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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