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Homemade cookies are our favourite everyday treat. We love them in any form - soft, crunchy, chocolatey or glazed. But these crunchy peanut butter cookies are one of the best. They're soft and crunchy at the same time, loaded with toasted peanuts what makes them amazingly addictive.
For them you will need only regular cookie ingredients plus peanut butter and toasted peanuts. We share with you the recipe for these simple and tasty everyday cookies.
For these simple peanut butter cookies you won't need some extra ingredients, just regular cookie ingredients such as PLAIN FLOUR, SUGAR, EGG, BAKING POWDER and SALT.
Obviously, you will need peanut butter. The best peanut butter for these cookies is commercial PEANUT BUTTER not the healthy version. You can choose from creamy or crunchy peanut butter - both works well. This recipe features a mix of CASTER and PACKED BROWN SUGAR which gives nice sandy texture of the cookies.
In the end, TOASTED PEANUTS - we like to buy unroasted peanuts and roast them slightly in the oven - just arrange them on baking sheet and toast for 5-6 minutes on 150 C then pulse them in a food processor.
Making these cookies is so easy. You don't even need hand mixer just two bowls, wire whisk and silicon spatula. You can made the dough in 10 minutes once you have ready all ingredients. First prepare peanuts by toasting them lightly in the oven to accent the flavour and add some crunch.
Shaping these cookies is so easy. We cool the dough so it's easier to roll. Once the dough firms slightly, take it from the fridge and grab 1.5 tablespoon of dough (around 30g) and roll using your hands. You can use also a medium cookie scoop.
Arrange balls on the lined sheet leaving around 3-4 cm between each ball. Using a fork press criss-cross patter on each balls and slightly flatten them.
Bake cookies until they become golden brown - they will still be soft once taken from the oven. Leave them to cool on the sheet for a while then transfer to cooling rack. Your cookies are ready to be enjoyed!
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These peanut butter cookies keeps well in an airtight container for up to 1 month. These cookies will look amazing in this cute glass jar and will stay fresh longer.