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Triple Peanut Cookies

by in Jul 1993

Yield: 6 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup chunky peanut butter, divided into 1/2-cup and 1/4-cup portions
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted peanuts

Instructions:

In large bowl cream sugars, shortening, and 1/2 cup of the peanut butter with an electric mixer. Blend in the corn syrup, milk, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, soda, and salt, and add to the creamed mixture, mixing well.
Shape dough into a 1-1/2-inch diagonal roll approximately 18 inches long. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slice the dough in 1/4-inch slices. Place slices on an ungreased baking sheet and spread each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon of peanut butter. Crimp edges with fork and top peanut butter with roasted peanuts. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on racks.
Updated Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
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