Perfectly Peanutty!

Peanutty Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cookies [1]

Pretty, peanut butter cookies with just five ingredients:

1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
4 oz. Baker’s semi-sweet chocolate, melted
1/2 cup finely chopped peanuts

That’s my kind of recipe!

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  • Preheat oven to 325. Mix peanut butter, sugar and egg until well blended.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Remove and roll mixture into 18 balls.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  • Flatten each ball by using a fork to make a criss-cross pattern.

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  • Bake 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool for 5 minutes on cookie sheet and then cool completely on a wire rack.

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  • Melt chocolate.
  • Dip one end of cookie into melted chocolate and then dip into chopped peanuts. Repeat with other side.
  • Place on wax paper covered cookie sheet and refrigerate until chocolate hardens.

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And enjoy!

Recipe [6] from Kraft Food & Family, Fall 2005.

Peanutty Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cookies [7]

Now that you have something to chew on, don’t forget that you have until August 31st to enter the Nickelodeon Giveaway [8]. And, if you have already entered, guess what – you can enter again [8]. The more back-to-school tips you give back on Nickelodeon, the more school supplies needy kids get. So thanks for giving.



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[6] Recipe: http://www.kraftfoods.com/kf/recipes/easy-chocolate-dipped-peanut-butter-75578.aspx

[7] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bakerella/2782176451/

[8] Nickelodeon Giveaway: http://bakerella.blogspot.com/2008/08/its-back-to-school-giveaway.html