Peanut Butter Goodness

I make these cookies a lot at the bed and breakfast, and everyone always loves them…especially Chris, one of the owners. If I’m baking these cookies, I can usually be guaranteed that he’ll swipe one for his breakfast.

I like making them because they’re really easy…you don’t have to measure out flour or haul out the mixer. They’re super-peanut-buttery, and the addition of salted peanuts makes for a really interesting crunch. The dough can be refrigerated for later, and I think we’ve even frozen it before. It’s amazing how sometimes the simplest recipes turn out to be the best.

Flourless Peanut-Chocolate Cookies

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup roasted salted peanuts

Preheat oven to 325°F.

In a large bowl, stir together peanut butter, sugar, eggs, baking soda, and salt until well combined. Stir in chocolate chips and peanuts.

With moistened hands, roll dough, about 1 heaping tablespoon at a time, into balls, then flatten into thick disks. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Bake for 6 minutes, then rotate the cookie sheet (front to back). Bake for 5 to 6 minutes more, until cookies are just golden and puffed. Cool 5 minutes on sheets; transfer cookies to racks to cool completely.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Source: Everyday Food magazine.

9 responses to “Peanut Butter Goodness”

  1. Hi! First time commenting here. I love your blog.
    I’ve never tried flourless cookies before, but these look so yummy and easy to make. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Hi, Mija,
    Michelle made some of these and when I came home this weekend, I wanted to eat all of them! They were so good. Hope all is well with you and yours. Love you and I miss you. Mom says his and she is fine

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