Nutty Butter Munchies Recipe

Nutty Butter Munchies Recipe
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Nutty Butter Munchies Recipe

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My sweet tooth flared up, so I had to get baking. Peanuts and pecans are everywhere in Louisiana, so I worked them into my buttery drop cookies. —Zenola Frazier, Tallulah, Louisiana
MAKES:
96 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:
96 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and extracts. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Nutty Butter Munchies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 75 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and extracts. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Nutty Butter Munchies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p37

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