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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

21 Nov

So I am back with another baking entry.  I can’t help it, the heart wants what the heart wants 🙂

Jamie and I spent 6 hours in a car yesterday, and when we got home, I really wanted something sweet and salty.  Well, the best combination to satisfy that craving is made with Peanut Butter and Chocolate.


As you follow me on my blogging journey you will discover that I quite often bake with Peanut Butter and Chocolate.  Obviously, I did not grow up in a household with nut allergies.

This recipe is super easy, and it only makes about 20 cookies (well, we got 18 out of the batter, but I am sure that we ate the equivalent of two cookies in cookie dough) 🙂

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Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens
100 Best Cookies
December 2005

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup peanut butter (I always use crunchy)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.  In large mixing bowl beat peanut butter, sugars and baking soda until combined.  Beat in egg and vanilla until combined.  Stir in flour and chocolate chips.
  2. Shape dough into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.  Flatten the cookie slightly with a fork (when we were growing up, a cookie marked with a fork was the universal sign of a peanut butter cookie).
  3. Bake in oven for 10 minutes or until cookies are puffed and lightly browned around the edges.  Cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes then transfer from the cookie sheet to a wire rack to cool.
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6 responses to “Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. jswagger

    November 21, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    I just finished my sixth cookie this evening. I feel sick and content at the same time.

     
  2. Meredith

    November 23, 2011 at 11:05 am

    Was going to bake these today (seriously) with my own recipe, but I will try yours instead 🙂 I always use crunchy too!

     
  3. Meredith

    November 23, 2011 at 11:07 am

    Was going to bake these today (seriously) with my own recipe, but I will try yours instead. I always use crunchy PB too! The no sugar added one and dark chocolate chips 🙂

     
    • Ruby Reduction

      November 23, 2011 at 4:51 pm

      Can’t wait to hear how they turned out 🙂

       
  4. Auntie Anne

    November 27, 2011 at 9:45 am

    Going to make these cookies right now Connie, will let you know how they turn out. They look delicious.
    Auntie Anne

     
    • Auntie Anne

      November 27, 2011 at 11:36 am

      Cookies were good Connie, will make them for my taste testers Ryan and Adam when they come to visit grandma.

       

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