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Monday, June 10, 2013

Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Cookies

Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Cookies

Sometimes I see a recipe and rather than wait for it to gather dust on my Pinterest, I need to make it right away. Such was the case with these awesome cookies I discovered on Food Porn Daily a week ago. The next day, I was loading my cart at Whole Foods with peanut butter and chocolate chips so I could make these. The dough is simple and comes together quickly in a stand mixer, but it would be just as simple by hand. As promised, these cookies are giant, chewy, sweet, and salty. Creamy peanut butter is the perfect compliment to the dark chocolate chips and pretzels add saltiness and crunch. With the size of these, one is more than enough per person and the perfect thing to share at an impromptu barbeque/movie night with friends.

Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Cookies

I followed this recipe as posted on the website Keep It Sweet Desserts. The only slight changes I made were using large eggs instead of extra large and a scant 3/4 cup granulated sugar.


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10 comments:

Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction said...

Love the sweet and salty combination, especially when it involves peanut butter!

Diana said...

Hah, yeah I'm DEFINITELY guilty of letting recipes collect Pinterest dust. But this one sounds like a total winner. Possibly because it involves chocolate, peanut butter and pretzels? Yep, pretty much.

Shannon Grande said...

omg, these look like the perfect cookie :) yum!!

Lauren at Keep It Sweet said...

I'm so glad that you made and enjoyed these cookies! They are one of my favorites:-) Thanks so much for sharing your experience and linking to my recipe!

Esi said...

Thanks for the comments, and Lauren thank you for my new favorite cookie recipe!

Joanne said...

I love pretty much everything Lauren makes (and have been privileged enough to taste some of her treats in real life) so I'm sure these are AMAZING. I bookmarked them also and hope to try them soon!

Gastronomer said...

These look BITCHIN'! Gotta make 'em. The promise of salty really sold me!

lisa is cooking said...

This sounds like my kind of cookie! I love the size and thinness, and sweet and salty is the best.

Bird food said...

Don't care what the flavour it is, until it's a cookie.

Cathleen said...

These cookies sound glorious!! I love sweet and salty anything, yum!