Nutty drop sugar cookies with peanut butter mixed into the batter. You can substitute other nuts for the walnuts if you prefer.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking soda
- 1 cup butter
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 3 eggs
- 3 tablespoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Sift together the flour, and baking soda, set aside. In a medium bowl, cream the white sugar and brown sugar with the butter. Stir in the eggs, one at a time, then the vanilla and peanut butter. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and stir until combined. Finally, stir in the nuts.
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on wire racks.