Makes 2 dozen cookies

How to Make It

Adjust rack to center of oven and heat to 350° F. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In a bowl, with an electric mixer on medium, beat the butter until light and fluffy. Add 1/2 cup of the granulated sugar, the brown sugar, and vanilla and beat until incorporated. Add the egg and combine, then add the peanut butter. Reduce speed to low, add the flour mixture, and beat until incorporated. Stir in the peanuts. Form the dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. Roll in the remaining sugar and place on a baking sheet, 2 inches apart. Using the back of a fork, gently press the cookies to form a crisscross pattern. Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until just golden. Cool on racks.

Ratings & Reviews

SuchAGoodCook's Review

July 26, 2010
These just weren't good. Spread a lot and crisped up. There are so many better recipes out there. If you do use this recipe the baking time is way too long, my cookies were overdone after eight minutes. Pass on it or proceed with caution.

HollyinAL's Review

December 17, 2008
I made these tonight and they were very good and easy. They were chewy and not hard. I put the dough in the refriderator to let it rest before I formed the dough into balls.