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Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies recipe? Learn how to make Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mnwoodard

Makes 36 servings



Coarse-grained sea salt does not melt into the batter, so you experience a crunchy burst with every bite. Use any other nut you like in place of peanuts.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

1/3 cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup splenda brown sugar
2 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
2 tbsp creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 egg whites
75 g Green & Black's Dark Espresso chocolate, chopped
1 Cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

  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; level with a knife. 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 (about 2 minutes). 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.

Categories

Nuts, Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 16.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
65
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
21mg
1%
Potassium
18mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
9.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
1.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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