Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Party guests can decorate their own giant cookie.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine 1/2 cup butter, sugar and brown sugar in 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. Add all remaining cookie ingredients except additional sugar; beat at low speed 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 9-11 minutes or until edges just begin to turn golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar, 1/4 cup peanut butter and 2 tablespoons butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, adding enough milk for desired frosting consistency, until well mixed. Frost and decorate cookies, as desired.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
I added one teaspoon vanilla paste to the frosting-just because I love the taste of vanilla in frosting-and it was so good! I made these cookies for my class at school and they keep asking me to make them for them each week. Stated they were the best cookies they ever had!
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