Chocolate Dipped Peanut Logs
|Creamy peanut butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Dark chocolate candy coating||8 Ounce|
|Ground salted peanuts||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
In a mixing bowl, cream the peanut butter, butter, shortening and sugars.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
Shape into 2-in logs.
Place 2 in apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt candy coating; stir until smooth.
Dip one end of each cookie into coating; shake off excess.
Dip into peanuts.
Place on waxed paper to harden.