Peanut Butter Cookies
You’re probably wondering how I don’t weigh thousands of pounds with all the delicious dessert recipes I make each week, like these amazing peanut butter cookies. one of my favorite ways to burn off the extra calories is to dance. For me, it’s the best way to stay in shape and be able to enjoy all my delicious desserts without feeling guilty.
One of my favorite ways to burn off the extra calories is to dance. For me, it’s the best way to stay in shape and be able to enjoy all my delicious desserts without feeling guilty.
Each morning, I pop in my cardio dance workout DVD and get my groove on. Dancing not only is an excellent exercise, it allows me to enjoy these peanut butter cookies, which always brings a smile to my face!
And another thing that brings a smile to my face is, Nutella peanut cookie sandwiches. Even if I have to dance 30 minutes longer the next morning, it’s entirely worth it!
I promise you will love it, especially with my delicious homemade peanut butter cookies. Enjoy!
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO MAKE THESE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES:
- 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup + 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
- 1 large egg
- 2 Tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup peanut butter chips
- 1/2 cup Sugar (for rolling dough balls)
- Nutella, for spreading
PRE-STEP: Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
STEP 1: Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large sized bowl. Set aside.
STEP 2: In a large mixing bowl, cream together the peanut butter and butter until creamy.
STEP 3: Beat in the sugars until well blended. Beat in the egg, milk, and vanilla.
STEP 4: Gently add butter mixture to the dry mixture, mixing both together until almost combined. DO NOT OVERMIX! Fold in peanut butter chips.
STEP 5: Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough into balls about 2 Tablespoons each. Roll each dough ball into the sugar and place onto prepared baking sheet. Press each ball with a fork to create a criss-cross pattern.
STEP 6: Bake for 11-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheets for 5-10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely
* Baked cookies and cookie dough balls can be frozen for up to 3 months.
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