Blowout Cookies
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Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are called "blowout" because they will blow your taste buds away.  Great for any peanut butter chocolate lover.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, peanut butter cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 315 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup peanut butter chunky-style
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup honey-roasted peanuts chopped
  • 24 peanut butter cups coarsely chopped and frozen

Optional chocolate drizzle

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey roasted peanuts chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt.  Set aside.
  3. Beat peanut butter and butter together until creamy.  Add the sugars and beat until light and smooth.  Then add the eggs and beat about 3 minutes.  Stir in the flour mixture and beat thoroughly.  Sprinkle the milk and vanilla over the mixture and beat to soften the dough.  fold in the chocolate chips and peanuts, then carefully add the chopped peanut butter cups.
  4. Drop in 2-tablespoon mounds onto an ungreased cookie sheet.   You should be able to fit about 12 cookies per baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until just golden brown around the edges.  Do not over bake or the cookies will be too dry.  Remove the cookies to a cooling rack.  Makes about 36 cookies.

Optional chocolate drizzle

  1. Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil.  Stir until smooth.  Drizzle over cooled cookies and sprinkle with chopped honey roasted peanuts.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 315 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 201mg8%
Potassium 207mg6%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.