SOFT -CHEWY PEANUT BUTTER DROP COOKIES

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Rose Mary Mogan

By
@cookinginillinois

I found a version of this recipe in an old Southern Living Cookbook. I did make a few adjustments that I thought would elevate the flavors. I used extra peanut butter, added Vanilla Bean Paste instead of extract, & increased the baking powder. These cookies are soft & chewy & are a drop cookie, so it doesn't take long to make or bake, just 12 minutes or less depending on your oven. I even added a few colorful sprinkles on top of some of the cookies, for added color & eye appeal. These cookies are so tasty, & makes about 5 dozen depending on the size spoon you use. I shared with my neighbor.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes about 4-5 dozen cookies
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2/3 c
butter or margarine, i used butter
1 c
peanut butter, i used creamy
2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2/3 c
white sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla bean paste or extract
2 large
eggs room temperature
2 c
all purpose flour, i used white lily
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 c
chopped peanuts, i used dry roasted

How to Make SOFT -CHEWY PEANUT BUTTER DROP COOKIES

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. I have listed the ingredients I used to make these cookies. Cream the butter and peanut butter in a large bowl.
  • 2Beat until mixture is creamy and smooth.
  • 3Add in both sugars, Vanilla bean paste or extract, and eggs. Then beat until blended together.
  • 4Add in 1/3 of the sifted flour mixture, and beat, then add in some of the milk and beat again.
  • 5Chop peanuts until broken into small pieces or use a kitchen hammer or food processor.
  • 6Now add another 1/3 of the flour, along with the chopped peanuts & milk.
  • 7Add in the remaining flour.Beat until batter is creamy and smooth. Grease or spray several large cookie sheets with cooking spray, and drop cookie dough onto sheet pans with a teaspoon, or if you prefer larger cookies use a tablespoon. Space at least 2 inches apart.
  • 8Place in preheated 350 degree F. oven and bake for 12 minutes or less, depending on your oven.
  • 9Remove cookies from sheet pan and place on cooling rack to cool completely,then transfer to a large platter or plate.
  • 10Serve with your favorite beverage, milk, coffee or tea. Enjoy these cookies they're delicious.

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About SOFT -CHEWY PEANUT BUTTER DROP COOKIES

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American