The Nuttiest Peanut Butter Cookies

Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
1/2   cup   sugar
1/2   cup   dark brown sugar -- packed
1/2   cup   peanut butter -- chunky
1   whole   egg
1 1/4   cups   all-purpose flour
3/4   teaspoon   baking soda
1/2   teaspoon   baking powder
1   teaspoon   vanilla extract -- pure
1/2   cup   peanuts -- chopped
1/2   cup   butter -- room temperature
Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Add peanut butter and egg. Beat until light and fluffy.

Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla extra, and peanuts. Mix until thoroughly combines.

Refrigerate dough for at least 3 hours.

Heat oven to 375F.

Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls, about the size of a walnut, and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork in a criss-cross pattern.

Bake 9 to 10 minutes.

Cool for about a minute on the baking sheet and then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

Makes 54 cookies.
Per Cookie: 64 Calories; 4g Fat (50.3% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 9mg Cholesterol; 53mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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