Mud Puddle aka. Peeky Cookies, named for one of my sons. These are his favorite cookies. Easy and quick to make.

Mud Puddle aka. Peeky Cookies

Cookie Base:

1 lb. butter

1 cup sugar

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tsp vanilla

4 cups flour

Chocolate Mud:

2 lbs. semisweet chocolate, chopped

2 cups heavy cream

1 1/2 cup sugar


Cookie Base:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add salt and vanilla; blend well. Slowly add flour and combined well. Divide in half and roll out to about 1/4 inch thick. Cut in circles using a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place on parchment line baking sheets for about 20 minutes or until the edges just begin to lightly brown. Do not over bake. Allow to cool completely.


Chocolate Mud:

Place the chopped chocolate in a heatproof bowl; set aside. In a small saucepan, add the cream and sugar. Bring to boil’ stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved. Pour the hot cream mixture over the chopped chocolate and allow to set for about a minute. Stir until smooth. Using a tablespoon, dollop about 1 spoonful on top of each cookie. Spread slightly to allow mud to go over the edges of the cookies. Place in refrigerator for the mud to firm. Once firm the cookies can be stored in an airtight container. Serve at room temperature.

5 thoughts on “Mud Puddle aka. Peeky Cookies, named for one of my sons. These are his favorite cookies. Easy and quick to make.

  1. Reblogged this on maggiesonebuttkitchen and commented:

    Berger cookies are one of my sons favorite cookies. I decided that since I lived so far from the famous bakery which makes them that I needed to recreate them at home. My son lives half a world from me now; recreating his favorite cookie somehow makes me feel that we are not so far apart.

  2. these look amazing ~ like all you bake and make!

    i’m so glad i finally figured out how to “like” your reblogged posts ~ i’m such a boring commenter i prefer to like posts but was confused for a while on where the like buttons had gone to on your reblogged posts ~ now i got it!

  3. I see I am about 9 months late on this one…can’t wait to try this recipe! I am local to Berger’s and there was quite the scare in February – they were shut down for a week or two.

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