Chunky Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Fleur de Sel

Chunky Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Fleur de Sel

Makes about 2 dozen cookies

Roasted peanuts, bittersweet chocolate and just a touch of salt, what's not to love? These cookies are downright irresistible.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose unbleached flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
  • Fleur de sel, to taste
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Method: 

Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter, sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Whisk together the flour, baking soda and baking powder and add to peanut butter mixture, stirring to combine well. Stir in chopped peanuts and chocolate chips.

Drop generous spoonfuls of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Press each mound of dough with a fork to flatten slightly.

Bake until bottom of cookies are golden brown, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle immediately with fleur de sel to taste. Let cookies cool on sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: about 1 cookie, 180 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 20mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 8g sugar), 3g protein
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