Million Dollar Peanut Butter Cookies

Million Dollar Peanut Butter Cookies. This cookie won $1million dollars and I can see why! ohsweetbasil.com

Have you heard of the Pillsbury Bake Off?  I really need to think up something wonderful and enter someday. I heard about these, Double-Delight Peanut Butter cookies that won the million dollars and I couldn’t believe it. Really, million dollar peanut butter cookies? I mean, I love me some peanut butter, but a million dollars for it? I mean first of all, why the heck didn’t I think of that!! and second, really? I can’t believe it won a million stinking dollars! But, then I tried them…

Million Dollar Peanut Butter Cookies. This cookie won $1million dollars and I can see why! ohsweetbasil.com

I pretty much love these cookies! Really, they are delicious. I had them months ago and we tried them with and without chocolate. The hubby says they are delicious both ways so it just depends on if you want chocolate or not. This is doing things my own way, but it’s mostly because I prefer homemade dough vs store bought so you decide if you would rather just buy the dough. I also didn’t add the peanuts because I didn’t have any.
I really thought these would probably be alright, but nothing spectacular, but I could have eaten the whole batch. LOVE THEM!!

Million Dollar Peanut Butter Cookies. This cookie won $1million dollars and I can see why! ohsweetbasil.com

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Million Dollar Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Smooth Peanut Butter Jif is best
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
1/2 Cup Sugar
1 Egg
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup JIF creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Directions:

In a small bowl, stir together the 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
In a large mixing bowl cream together the butter, peanut butter and sugars.
Add egg and vanilla and mix on low until combined.
In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients and slowly add to the large mixing bowl. Continue to mix until just combined.
In another small bowl, stir peanut butter and powdered sugar until completely blended. Shape mixture into 24 balls, about 1 inch each.
Flatten about 1 tablespoon of dough in your hand and place a peanut butter ball in the middle. Wrap the dough around the ball and roll in cinnamon sugar.
Place on baking sheet and bake at 375 for 8 min. When they are done you can quickly top with chocolate chips if you so desire.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 24 cookies, Serving Size: 1 cookie

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 179 Calories
  • Total Fat: 9.5g
  • Cholesterol: 16.8mg
  • Carbohydrates: 21.3g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Sugar: 12.7g
  • Protein: 3.6g
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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.