the only thing better than a friday, is a friday that includes fresh baked peanut butter cookies.
and the only thing better than a fresh baked peanut butter cookie, is a peanut butter cookie studded with peanut butter chips.
chewy peanut butter cookies w/ peanut butter chips
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup white sugar, plus more for sprinkling
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large egg
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
1 cup reese's peanut butter chips
preheat oven to 350F.
in a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. set aside.
in the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and peanut butter together until fluffy. add in sugars and beat until smooth. add in egg, milk, and vanilla, mix well. add flour mixture and beat thoroughly. fold in peanut butter chips.
place sprinkling sugar on a small plate. roll dough into balls and then into sugar. place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes. do not overbake. cookies may appear to be underdone, but they aren't.
cool the cookies on the sheet for 2 minutes and then remove to wire rack to cool completely.
yields: 4 1/2 dozen
adapted from my chewy peanut butter cookies