So, along with the chili, I decided to make some Peanut Butter cookies for Dan & Missy's Xmas shindig.
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup light brown sugar
6 ounces (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a mixer with a paddle attachment, combine the sugars, butter and peanut butter. Beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Sift together the flour, the baking soda and the salt and add to the dough. Dough should be stiff enough to shape with your hands. Make 1-inch balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Gently press thumb into the balls to flatten the cookies slightly and make an indentation in the center of the cookie. Press 3 or 4 chocolate chips into the indentation.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly golden brown. Remove cookies from the oven and transfer to wire racks to cool.But of course, I scoffed at the idea of making them so small. In the end, I ended up with a baking pan FULL to the brim with Peanut Butter Goodness. It ended up looking like a jigsaw puzzle, but after I separated the cookies - they turned out great...