If you’re looking to make something special the dads in your life on Father’s Day, why not some cookies in the image of the most famous Star Wars Dad in the galaxy?
These classic “blossom” cookies have been given an update with a flavorful touch of cocoa and adding an homage to an iconic Sith Lord, and father of Luke and Leia.
Peanut Butter Vader Blossom Cookies
- 8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 Darth Vader silicone mold
- Sugar for rolling
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- Pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
- 3/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Step 1: Place the chocolate chips in a heat-safe bowl and microwave at 15-20 second intervals until melted. Spoon evenly into the silicone mold, tapping to release excess air bubbles. Place in the freezer to set.
Step 2: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prep baking sheets with parchment or silpats.
Step 3: In a bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
Step 4: In the bowl of an electric mixer cream the butter, peanut butter, sugar, and brown sugar.
Step 5: Add the egg, and vanilla.
Step 6: Add the dry ingredients until the dough just comes together.
Step 7: Shape the dough into 2-inch balls, then roll in sugar and place on the prepped baking sheets.
Step 8: Bake for 10 minutes.
Step 9: Remove the chocolate from the molds and press into the center of each cookie.
Step 10: Transfer to a wire rack to let cool completely.
Now you’re ready to celebrate Dad and the power of the dark side.
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