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Sweet and Salty White Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are made with crunchy peanuts and white chocolate chips mixed in and a light sprinkle of coarse salt on top.
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter, white chocolate
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20 -22
Author Lyuba Brooke

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup classic peanuts shelled, roasted and lightly salted
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • About 1 Tbsp coarse salt

Instructions

  1. Beat butter in a bowl of an electric mixer, on medium-high speed, until light and fluffy (a couple of minutes). Lower speed to medium.
  2. Add both sugars and beat well.
  3. Add egg and beat until combined.
  4. Add peanut butter and vanilla and beat until combined. Turn off mixer and scrape sides and bottom of the bowl.
  5. Sift in flour, baking soda and salt. Beat on low speed until incorporated.
  6. Fold in peanuts and white chocolate chips until evenly incorporated.
  7. Cover cookie dough and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  8. Preheat oven to 350 and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  9. Roll 1-inch cookie dough balls and place them on the cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Gently press on cookie balls to slightly flatten. Sprinkle cookies with a little bit of coarse salt.
  10. Bake for 9-10 minutes.
  11. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Lyuba @ willcookforsmiles.com All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe. Thank you.