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Awesome Chocolate-Peanut Blowout Cookies

Awesome Chocolate-Peanut Blowout Cookies

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  • Yield: about 30 cookies
  • Prep 30 mins
  • Bake 10 mins per batch

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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter or regular butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 3/4 cup honey-roasted peanuts
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped bite-size chocolate-covered peanut butter cups (about 15)*


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and peanut butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Add the sugars, baking soda and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of the bowl occasionally.
  2. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Using the mixer, beat in as much of the flour as you can. Stir in remaining flour by hand. Stir in the chocolate pieces, peanuts and peanut butter cups.
  3. Drop by generously rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake the cookies in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool. Makes about 30 cookies.


  • If you like, for easier chopping, freeze miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cups in their wrappers for 1 hour. Remove frozen candies from wrappers before chopping.

Nutrition Facts

(Awesome Chocolate-Peanut Blowout Cookies)

fiber (g) 1, sodium (mg) 110, carb. (g) 18, pro. (g) 3, cal. (kcal) 166, chol. (mg) 16, Fat, total (g) 10

Comments (1)

karenbatman wrote:
These were delicious, just the right consistency for me. I followed the directions exactly, including putting the mini-peanut butter cups into the freezer for an hour, easier to chop up). The recipe says it makes 30 cookies, but I must make smaller rounded teaspoon-fuls, as one batch for me made almost 5 dozen. Mine are one bite or two at the very most. They do not spread out, a nice moist and thick cookie, not overly sweet. These are 5-star!

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