These peanut butter cookies have nutter butter cookies hidden inside.
- 1/2 c. salted butter, softened
- 1 c. brown sugar, packed
- 4 large eggs, room temperature
- 1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 tsp. kosher salt
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
- 1/2 c. dry roasted peanuts
- 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 10-12 Nutter Butter cookies, broken in half
Yields Approximately 1 1/2 Dozen Cookies using two tablespoon-sized scoops of dough
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Beat the butter then add the brown sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl, then add the eggs and mix to combine. Add the peanut butter and vanilla extract and mix to combine.
In a bowl, sift together the salt, baking soda, and flour. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in two additions, scraping the bowl after each addition.
Add the peanuts and chocolate chips and.mix until just combined.
Take one tablespoon of dough and place half a nutter butter cookie on top. Take another tablespoon of dough and place on top of nutter butter cookie. Seal the dough ball and place onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges of the cookies are lightly browned.