pete's peanut choco-delight cookies

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By Peter Ryan
from Muskego, WI

Experimenting with variations made this recipe a hit. "Freakin' Awesome" and "Holy Cow" were the most common adjectives. The best part? If you've got a chocolate craving, ONE of these will satisfy, so you can have your cookies and cut down the calories, too!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4 dozen
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For pete's peanut choco-delight cookies

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    butter
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs, large
  • 1-2/3 c
    chocolate and peanut butter morsels
  • 1 c
    chopped honey roasted peanuts, un-sifted
  • 1/4 c
    baking cocoa
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How To Make pete's peanut choco-delight cookies

  • 1
    Chop honey roasted peanuts to 1/8 inch, do not sift the sugar coating, but include it in mix
  • 2
    Combine flour, Baking soda, baking cocoa and salt in a seperate bowl. Fluff with a fork for even distribution of ingredients.
  • 3
    Be patient with this step to achieve an even mix. Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract slowly until creamy. Mix eggs one at a time and allow mix to absorb them. SLOWLY (about 1/2 cup at a time, sprinkling over mixing bowl) add flour/cocoa mixture and allow mixer to beat well. Once creamy, STIR in nuts and morsels alternating about 2 TBSP at a time to allow even distribution.
  • 4
    Preheat oven to 375 F
  • 5
    Drop cookie dough onto ungreased baking sheet, about one rounded tablespoon per cookie.
  • 6
    Bake 8-9 minutes for chewy texture, 11-12 minutes for harder texture. Cool on baking sheet 3-4 minutes, then completely cool on wire racks.
  • 7
    Makes about 4 dozen cookies. Enjoy!

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