Since I made Ginger Cookies the other day and Jon really doesn't like spice cookies, I decided to make something he'd really like.
I was thinking peanut butter cookies, maybe with some mini chocolate chips. Then one of my co-workers brought in some leftover Halloween candy and there were a couple of Butterfingers in the mix. I thought they might be good chopped up in the cookies. They'd be a little less chocolatey than mini chocolate chips and of course add some more crispity crunchity peanut butter flavor. So I stopped to pick up a bag of fun-sized Butterfingers on my way home.
Peanut Butter Butterfinger Cookies (printable recipe)
2-1/2 C flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 C creamy peanut butter
1 C butter, softened
1 C granulated sugar
1 C firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 dozen fun-sized Butterfingers, chopped
Preheat oven to 350F.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in small bowl; set aside.
Beat peanut butter and butter in large bowl until smooth.
Beat in sugars, then eggs and vanilla until blended.
Beat in flour mixture just until blended.
Fold in chopped Butterfingers.
Drop by heaping spoonful onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet, 2 in apart.
Bake 10 minutes until edges are golden brown.
Cool on wire rack.
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