Giant Peanut Butter Cookies
Party guests can decorate their own giant cookie.
40 min.prep time
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts, ground*
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup peanut butter
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
Assorted candies, licorice pieces, decorator gels, decorator sugars, sprinkles etc.
Heat oven to 350°F. Combine 1/2 cup butter, sugar and brown sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add 1/2 cup peanut butter; continue beating until well mixed. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add all remaining cookie ingredients except additional sugar. Beat until well mixed.
Shape dough into large balls, using 2 tablespoons dough for each ball. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets; flatten each ball to 3-inch diameter with bottom of drinking glass or measuring cup dipped in sugar. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until edges just begin to turn golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire cooling rack. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar, 1/4 cup peanut butter and 2 tablespoons butter in medium bowl. Beat at medium speed, adding enough milk for desired frosting consistency, until well mixed. Frost and decorate cookies, as desired.
*Substitute your favorite flavor peanuts.
Nutrition Facts (1 cookie without decorations)
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Recipe #14415©2008Land O'Lakes, Inc.