2 sticks unsalted butter-softened
3/4 cup granular sugar
3/4 packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 tlbs milk
1 tsp vanilla flavoring
2 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
Mix softened butter with granular & light brown sugar until creamy. Then add the eggs, milk, vanilla flavoring and beat just until all combined. In a seperate bowl combine the flour, baking powder & salt. Then add the flour mixture into the butter and sugar mixture.
At this point you add the ingrediants for the type of cookie you want to make.
For this recipe...
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup salted cocktail peanuts
I added the peanut butter to the butter/sugar mixture before I added the dry ingrediants. Then once combined the wet & dry ingrediants, I added the salted cocktail peanuts.
Try these variations using the same base mixture...
1 12oz pkg of semi-sweet chocolate chips & 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts
1 12oz pkg of white chocolate chips & 1 1/2 cups chopped macadamia nuts
1 1/2 cups of crasins & 1 cup chopped almonds(subsitute almond extract for the vanilla extract in the base mixture)
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
Scoop out a tlbs of batter and dropped on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake for appox 13 minutes or until slighlty golden brown.
Serve with a big glass of milk & enjoy!
I hope you like this recipe. Let me know if you try it.