Friday, November 14, 2008

M&Mmmmmm Peanut Butter Cookies

Here is a nice variation on your basic peanut butter cookie. Make them chock full of M&Ms and salted peanuts. How bad can that be? (I know dear, you hate that question.) These cookies go together very quickly and would certainly make delicious lunch box cookies for the kids for a special treat.

M&M Peanut Butter Cookies

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup butter, softened
½ cup creamy peanut butter
1 Tbsp vanilla
1 egg
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup salted peanuts
1 cup M&Ms

Heat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, butter and peanut butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg; blend well. Add flour and baking soda and mix well. Stir in M&Ms and peanuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoon on ungreased baking sheet, 2 inches apart. baking sheet. Bake for 6-10 minutes minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes then remove from baking sheets onto wire racks.


whack patti said...

They look delightful! Lucky the girl who lands one of those cookie gifts!

Simple Simon said...

Do you feel lucky? Well do you?

whack patti said...

I do, Punk.