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Chocolate Peanut Cookies

 Chocolate Peanut Cookies
When I make chocolate chip cookies, I bake this variation, which is chock-full of other flavors. The cookies are crisp on the outside and moist and tender in the middle.
27 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup honey-roasted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped miniature peanut butter cups

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars until
  • light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla. Combine the
  • flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and
  • mix well. Stir in the peanuts, chocolate chips and peanut butter
  • cups.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake
  • at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire
  • racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 2 dozen.

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Chocolate Peanut Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 82 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 68 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.