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Salted Peanut Cookies

No recipe image available.Sweet and salty—double the peanut pleasure—deliciously crunchy oatmeal cookies.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup peanuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, blend together peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, and sugar until creamy. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, sift together baking powder, baking soda, and flour. Stir flour mixture into the creamed mixture. Add oats and peanuts, mix until combined.
  4. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets for 2 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.