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Peanut Butter Cookies (with a twist!): Cookie Jar

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Chewy peanut butter cookies with a great peanutty-crunch! And if you'd like to add a little chocolate... this is the cookie for you!
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Softened butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  Peanut butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Our 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Peanut butter cups 8 Ounce (refrigerated packaged) (Optional)

1. Preheat oven to 300ºF. Place parchment paper on the baking tray.
2. In a mixer blend sugars on low speed. Add butter and mix to form a grainy paste.
3. To the mixer now add eggs, peanut butter, and vanilla. Mix at low speed until just combined.
4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, soda, and salt. Add the flour mixture to the ingredients in the mixer and mix at low speed until just combined. (Do not over mix). Add peanuts and mix for just a few seconds.
5. Scoop cookies onto parchment lined baking sheet. Before placing cookies into the oven, place the bowl of cookie dough into the refrigerator. Keep chilled until you scoop out the next batch.
6. If you're making the cookies plain, bake for 21 minutes. If you'll be adding the peanut butter cups, bake the cookies for 15 minutes, place a peanut butter cup in center of the cookies, then bake for another 6 minutes.
7. Remove from oven and let cool on a rack.

8. Serve after the cookies are completely cooled down with your favorite hot or cold drinks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Peanut Butter
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Chewy, crunchy peanut butter cookies with a twist !!! An easy and simple way to make ordinary peanut butter cookies but topping them with peanut butter chocolate cups. The topping is a great addition to this old grandma special cookies recipe. A nice change of pace from the usual peanut butter cookie, the chocolate cups melts and infuses its flavor to make these ultra tasty and very addictive.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8189 Calories from Fat 4024

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 470 g722.5%

Saturated Fat 182.5 g912.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1138.3 mg379.4%

Sodium 3348.4 mg139.5%

Total Carbohydrates 910 g303.4%

Dietary Fiber 39.1 g156.5%

Sugars 641.4 g

Protein 162 g323.9%

Vitamin A 128.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 66% Iron 148.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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