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Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies

A recipe for Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies; tastes just like honey roasted peanuts!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 15 minutes
Total 30 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 127 kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar in a small bowl, for rolling cookies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together the peanut butter, honey and shortening on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla and mix until combined. Reduce the mixer speed to low and gradually add the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Give the mixture a final stir with a rubber spatula to ensure all of the flour has been incorporated.
  4. Use a medium cookie scoop (about 2 tablespoons of dough) to scoop out dough and roll into a ball between the palms of your hands. Roll in the sugar and place on the prepared baking sheets about two inches apart. Using fork tines, press a criss-cross pattern into the tops of the cookies, flattening them into disks.
  5. Bake until lightly golden brown, about 10 to 12 minutes. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then use a spatula to remove them to a wire rack to cool completely. The cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values are based on one serving

Nutrition Facts
Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 86mg4%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.