Peanut Butter Chip Cookies with Toasted WalnutsCuisinart Original Recipe
2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, slightly softened
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg
1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups peanut butter flavored chips
Vegetable oil cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place walnuts on a baking sheet and toast until lightly browned, about 3 - 4 minutes. Cool slightly then place in a Cuisinart® Mini-Prep™ Processor fitted with the sharp blade; pulse on Lo speed until coarsely chopped, about 5 times. Reserve.
Combine flour, soda and salt in a small bowl; reserve.
In a large mixing bowl, using a Cuisinart® SmartPower™ Countup™ 9-Speed Electronic Hand Mixer, cream butter and sugars on speed 2 until light and fluffy, about 1 - 2 minutes. Add egg and vanilla; gradually increase to speed 4 and mix until well blended, about 30 seconds. Add flour mixture; mix on speed 2 until combined, about 30 seconds. Scrape bowl with a spatula and continue mixing until well blended, about 30 seconds. Add peanut butter chips and walnuts; mix on speed 1 until just combined, about 20 - 30 seconds.
Spray baking sheets with vegetable oil cooking spray. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets. Bake until golden, about 9 - 11 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheet and then transfer to a wire rack.
ServingsMakes 3-1/2 dozen cookies
134 calories (46% from fat) • carb. 18g • pro. 1g • fat 7g • sat. fat 4g • chol. 19mg • sod. 50mg • calc. 6mg • fiber 0g
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