Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookies

Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookie
Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookie

Ok, let me start by saying, these are by far the BEST peanut butter cookies I have ever tasted in my life.  By a long shot.

The reason these cookies are better is because they use honey roasted peanuts rather than regular peanuts.

Also, I made homemade peanut butter, rather than store bought.  Homemade peanut butter sounds tricky, but it is the easiest thing in the world.

I’m so glad I didn’t shy away from trying the homemade peanut butter, because it really just takes a few minutes with a Vitamix or another food processor.

Here are the steps to these decadent cookies:

Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookie Ingredients
Gather Ingredients for Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookies
Make Peanut Butter in Vitamix
Pour Honey Roasted Peanuts in Vitamix or other Food Processor and blend until smooth
Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookie Mix
Place 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup white sugar, 1 stick butter and 1 cup homemade peanut butter together in large bowl
Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookies blend
Blend together sugars, peanut butter and butter
Peanut Butter Cookies Wet Ingredients
Add 1T vanilla and two eggs to sugar/peanut butter mixture and blend

 

Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
After whisking together 2 1/2 cups flour, 1t baking soda, 1t baking powder, and 1/2t salt, add to dough and mix on low until combined.  Picture of Finished Dough Above- Delicious, by the way :)
Peanut Butter Cookies mix in sugar and cinnamon
Mix 1/3 cup sugar and dash of cinnamon to roll dough in
Peanut Butter Cookies dough in sugar mixture
Roll dough into ball and roll in sugar/cinnamon mixture
Peanut Butter Cookies meat tenderizer
I used a meat tenderizer for the holes on top. Love this idea: thank you Amanda from kevinandamanda.com :)
Peanut Butter Cookies ready for oven
Almost finished with decoration on top
Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookies go into oven
Place Cookies in oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until edges are brown

 

Peanut Butter Cookies out of the oven
The finished product. Notice, there are a few missing – they were so darn good, we couldn’t help ourselves.
Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookies Displayed
Display of these delectable treats!

I have to send a huge Thank you to Amanda at Kevin and Amanda for this recipe.  These truly are unique cookies and I’m so glad I stumbled upon this recipe.

I hope you enjoy these as much as my family.  :)

Here is the recipe for print out:

Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Cookies
 
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Delectable Honey Roasted Peanut Cookies with Homemade peanut butter
Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 1 16oz jar of honey roasted peanuts
  • ½ cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1T vanilla
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1t baking soda
  • 1t baking powder
  • ½t salt
  • For topping:
  • ½ cup sugar and dash of cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Add the peanuts to a Vitamix or other food processor and blend until smooth. Add salt if desired.
  3. Beat butter, sugars and homemade peanut butter for several minutes on medium-high speed until smooth.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla and mix on medium for 2 minutes.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Add dry ingredients to dough and mix on low speed until combined.
  7. Using medium cookie scoop, scoop out dough and roll into ball. Then roll the ball into the sugar/cinnamon mix.
  8. Use Meat Tenderizer to make a decoration on the top of each cookie and flatten.
  9. Place in oven and cook on 350 degrees for 10 minutes until the edges are golden.
  10. ENJOY!

 

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