*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     Choco Peanut Butter Dream Cookies
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies & Bars
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  cups          brown sugar -- firmly packed
    1      cup           peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
      3/4  cup           butter or margarine
      1/3  cup           water
    1                    egg
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
    3      cups          Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned) -- uncooked
    1 1/2  cups          flour
      1/2  teaspoon      baking soda
    1 1/2  cups          semisweet chocolate chips
    4      teaspoons     vegetable shortening
      1/3  cup           chopped peanuts
 
 Heat oven to 350.  Beat together brown sugar, peanut butter and butter, until
 light and fluffy.  Blend in water, egg and vanilla; add combined dry
 ingredients; mix well.  Shape dough into 1 balls.  Place on ungreased cookie
 sheet; flatten to 1/4 thickenss with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.  Bake
 8 - 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown.  Remove to wire rack, cook
 completely.
 
 In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate pieces and vegetable
 shortening; stir until mixture is melted and smooth.  Top each cookie with
 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate; sprinkle with chopped nuts.  Chill until set.
  Store in an airtight container.  Makes 6 dozen.  
 
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