Pella — 1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter (hydrogenated, not natural)
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 1/2 to 3 cups self-rising flour
3 cups chocolate chips (mixture of semi-sweet and milk chocolate), divided
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup lightly salted roasted peanuts
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Combine butter, peanut butter, eggs, sugars, salt and vanilla and beat until just combined. Add flour. Stir in 2 cups chocolate chips.
3. Scoop onto a baking sheet one dozen at a time. Decorate generously with peanuts and remaining chocolate chips. Bake in center of oven 10 to 13 minutes, until cookies are puffy and lightly tanned.
Makes 2 dozen.