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Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

January 15th, 2008 · No Comments

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  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
Preheat oven to 350°.

Place peanuts in a small baking pan. Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly toasted.

Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Set aside.

Place sugars and butter in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed until well blended. Add vanilla and egg, and mix until combined. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in peanuts, chocolate chips, and salt.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on sprayed or lined baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes, until edges are lightly browned. Cool on pans for 5 minutes, then cool completely on wire racks.

Makes 38 cookies.

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