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#TexasPeanuts Peanut Butter Cookies

June 16, 2021


#TexasPeanuts Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped Texas Peanuts, preferably Runners
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup HEB creamy peanut butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Soften butter. Do not melt.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, brown sugar and granulated sugar.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients and 1/2 cup peanut butter. Fold into dry ingredients and add half your chopped nuts. Fold into dough and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  4. Using a cookie dough scoop, place cookies about two inches apart on a nonstick sheet pan. Bake for precisely 9 minutes.
  5. Allow cookies to cool thoroughly before decorating.
  6. Melt remaining peanut butter in microwave. Using a fork or spoon, drizzle melted peanut butter on each cookie. You may have some leftover.
  7. Top cookies with remaining chopped nuts. Enjoy!