Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

From Cooking Light

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1/2 c coarsely chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts

1 c all-purpose flour (about 4.5 oz)

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 c granulated sugar

1/2 c packed brown sugar

1/4 c unsalted butter, softened

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 large egg

1/3 c semisweet chocolate chips

1/2 tsp coarse sea salt

Cooking spray

1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. Place nuts in a small baking pan. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes or until lightly toasted. Cool.

3. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup. Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda, stirring well with a whisk.

4. Place sugars and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add vanilla and egg; beat until combined. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture; beat at low speed until well blended. Stir in peanuts, chocolate chips, and salt.

5. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on pans 5 minutes. Remove cookies from pans; cool completely on wire racks.


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