Peanut Butter Cowboy Cookies
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Peanut Butter Cowboy Cookies

Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut-butter-cowboy-cokkies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Cooling time 30 minutes
Servings 28 large cookies
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup cocktail peanuts roughly chopped
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 12 oz milk chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Sift together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the softened butter, light brown sugar, granulated sugar, peanut butter and vanilla. Beat for 3 minutes until smooth, fluffy and light beige in color. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Stop to scrape the bowl periodically so all of the ingredients fully combine.
  • Add the dry ingredients gradually while beating on low speed, mixing well between each addition.
  • Repeat until all of the dry ingredients have been added, stopping to scrape the sides of the bowl as needed.
  • After all of the dry ingredients have been added, increase the speed of the mixer and beat for 1 minute.
  • Use a large non-stick spatula to mix in the quick-cooking oats, peanuts, milk chocolate chips and sweetened flaked coconut by hand. The batter will be stiff.
  • Use a 4 oz ice cream scoop to separate the dough. Place the dough rounds at least 3-inches apart on the baking sheet. Press the centers to flatten slightly for even baking.
  • Bake for 16-18 minutes until lightly golden.
  • Cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes, then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Notes

A 4 oz ice cream scoop will yield jumbo cookies. If you choose to make these cookies smaller, decrease the baking time accordingly.