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This recipe is still a work in progress. I have changed a few things but have not yet tried the new version. If you try this recipe, as written on 22 Jun 07, let me know how it turns out. I plan on making it in the next day or two. Happy Baking!


  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup Chunky Peanut Butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line with parchment paper a cookie sheet.
  • 2. Using an electric mixer fitted with a paddle on medium speed (or by hand) beat together the butter and chunky peanut butter until fluffy.
  • 3. Add brown sugar and 1/4 cup granulated sugar and beat until smooth.
  • 4. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  • 5. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt and sift into the peanut butter mixture.
  • on low speed until dough is uniform making sure to not over mix.
  • 6. Pull pieces of dough and roll between your hands to form 1 inch balls. Roll balls in remaining granulated sugar.
  • 7. Place cookie balls on a greased cookie sheet two inches apart. Press cookie balls with a fork to make a crosshatch pattern and slightly flatten the cookie.
  • 8. Bake for 10-12 minutes until cookies are golden brown on the edges.
  • Do not over bake or the cookies will not be chewy.
  • Cool on wire rack.

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