Peanut Crisps

Peanutty cookies with peanut butter in the dough, interspersed with peanut butter chips and salty peanuts.

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup peanut butter
1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup peanut butter-flavored chips
1/2 cup salted Spanish peanuts

Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Beat together butter and peanut butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugars, beating well at medium speed with an electric mixer until the mixture is creamy. Add eggs, beating well. Combine flour and soda in a medium bowl; add flour mixture to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in peanut butter chips and peanuts. Shape dough into 1" balls; place 3" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Servings: 54

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