Let’s take peanut butter cookies up a notch with this delicious recipe for Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies. Grab a glass of milk and get ready to indulge in a very delicious, nutty cookie your whole family is going to love.
12 Days of Christmas Cookies
I hope you’re enjoying the new Christmas cookie recipes I’m sharing with you. Day #6 continues with Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies. These cookies are best served with a cold glass of milk!
Let’s take a look at the other cookies I’ve shared so far this week:
- Heart Shaped Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies
- Slice and Bake Cookies with Sprinkles
- Candy Cane Sugar Cookies
- Classic Oatmeal Cookies
- Slice and Bake Shortbread Cookies
- Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies
- Chewy Gingersnap Cookies
Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies
We are huge peanut butter lovers in our family. Huge. My son ate a peanut butter sandwich every day for lunch while he was in grade school, junior high and high school. And most days when he came home from school he requested another sandwich or two.
That being said, given out love for peanut butter, my family also loves a good peanut butter cookie and these Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies are amazing!
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Chunky Peanut Butter Cookie Ingredients
- Unsalted butter, 1 cup
- Chunky Peanut Butter, 1 1/2 cups
- Light Brown Sugar, 1 1/2 cups
- Granulated Sugar, 1/2 cup
- 2 large eggs
- Vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- Baking Soda, 1 1/2 teaspoon
- Unsalted Peanuts, 1 cup divided
- Baking Powder, 1 teaspoon
How to Cream the Butter with the Peanut Butter
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment cream the butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar in a large mixing bowls. Add the eggs and vanilla extract, and mix to combine.
How to Add the Dry Ingredients
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and 2/3 cup unsalted peanuts. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
Chill dough for one hour and then proceed to divide the dough into equal-sized balls using a small or large cookie scoop and arrange on the baking trays lined with Parchment Baking Sheets, leaving 2 inches between each ball. Press the dough down with a fork in a crisscross fashion to flatten.
Add remaining chopped peanuts to the top of the cookies and press the peanuts down into them.
How to Bake the Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies
Place the baking sheets into the pre-heated 375 degree oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown on top and cooked through.
12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIE RECIPES
Make sure you check out these other Christmas Cookies featured for Day #5 from a few of my foodie friends joining in on the celebration.
- Flour On My Face: German Spice Cookies
- Walking on Sunshine Recipes: Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies – this recipe
- Glenda Embree: Checkerboard Slice and Bake Sandwich Cookies
- Fat Dad Foodie: Snowflake Gingerbread Cookie
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Depending on the size cookie scoop you use, this recipe will give you 18 to 36 cookies. The nutritional information listed below are for the recipe making 36 cookies. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 208 Total Fat: 13g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 24mg Sodium: 125mg Carbohydrates: 20g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 11g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 5g
Depending on the size cookie scoop you use, this recipe will give you 18 to 36 cookies.
The nutritional information listed below are for the recipe making 36 cookies.
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