King Arthur’s Triple Play Peanut Butter Cookies are high on my peanut butter cookie list. They are big, fat, full of peanut & peanut butter morsel chunks, and soft.
I make these all the time. Sometimes I add Reese’s Pieces for more colorful cookies, and sometimes I just use peanut butter chips. The peanut butter chips are pretty important, so if you don’t have any you might want to try a different recipe.
Triple Play Peanut Butter Cookies
- 1 cup 2 sticks/8 oz unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 cup dark brown sugar -- 8 oz
- 1 cup sugar -- 7 oz
- 1 1/4 cups peanut butter -- 11 7/8 oz
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour -- 11 1/4 oz
- 1 1/4 cups chopped dry roasted salted peanuts -- 6 1/4 oz
- 1 1/3 cups peanut butter chips or chocolate chips -- 8 oz
- Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment.
- Beat butter, sugars, peanut butter, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together with an electric mixer.. Add eggs one at a time. Stir in the flour, nuts, and chips.
- Drop by generously tablespoon onto prepared sheets (or follow method in notes).
- Bake for 12-14 minutes, until set and brown around the edges. Remove from oven and cool on pan 5 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool.
Chill the dough for several hours. When the dough balls are firm, arrange dough balls a few inches apart on parchment or foil lined baking sheets and bake for 14 minutes or until fully baked.