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Peanut Butter Maple Cookies

I bake these crispy yet chewy peanut butter cookies often. My grandchildren, both near and far, can't wait to dig into the cookie jar. —Lois Bowman, Swanton, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    about 5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in syrup and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in peanut butter chips.
  • Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat or generic brands of peanut butter are not recommended for this recipe.
Editor's Note
Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts
2 cookies: 225 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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