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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!
Ingredients
  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)
Directions

MAKING:
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.

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
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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