3.12.2013

Doubling Up...

As I mentioned in yesterday's post, last week I had to bring a dessert for our weekly bible study and I turned to my trusty taste tester, Sean, for suggestions. He said peanut butter cookies with regular M&Ms and I decided to one up him with peanut butter M&Ms. Go big or go home, eh?
With a bag of speckled Easter-inspired peanut butter M&Ms, I set out to make these delectable cookies, I mean peanut butter, chocolate then peanut butter again, what more could you want other than a tall glass of ice cold milk?
I have made these cookies before here on the post, titled under the George Clooney of Peanut Butter Cookies, so yah, enough said.

First, gather together your ingredients. 
1/2 cup butter, room temperature, 1 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunk is fine), 3/4 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, 3/4 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt. 

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. 
In your mixing bowl, cream the butter first.

 Then add in the peanut butter and cream the two ingredients together. 



Add in both sugar, the white and brown.


 Then mix all the ingredients together until they are light and fluffy about 5 minutes. Next add in the egg, milk and vanilla extract. 


Mix all the ingredients until they are smooth and creamy. 
Now you add in the dry ingredients, the flour, the baking soda, baking powder and salt. Turn your mixer on and thoroughly mix the peanut butter cookie dough. 

This is the time to add in the peanut butter M&Ms or whatever you want to use, regular M&Ms, chocolate chips or nothing. Mixing the peanut butter M&Ms with my mixer caused them to break up slightly so I stopped mixing them with my stand mixer and mixed the dough with a spatula. 


Roll the dough into balls, then roll the balls into white sugar and place on the cookie sheet. 

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes and after you take them out of the oven, let them cool on the cookie sheet for another 10 minutes. 


Then serve, eat and enjoy and let me reconsider how I should have posted a St. Patrick's Day dessert this week and saved the Easter cookies until later in the month!



42 comments:

TheTinyHeart said...

Yum! Peanut butter AND M&Ms in one cookie sounds heavenly.

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart
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Emily said...

those look TOO good!!

Mree said...

Those look FANTASTIC!! Love M&M cookies!!

Best,
Mree
www.twinlivingblog.com

awhite said...

Hi doll, thanks for swinging by the blog- I love meeting fellow bloggers!

This recipe looks so yummy- is it too early in the morning for cookies? After reading this, I'm thinking not. :)

-Ashley

Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes} said...

These look and sound delicious, yum!

xx
Kelly
Sparkles and Shoes

ruthy ann said...

how are you so stinkin skinny with all the baking you do?!?!

Richelle Lynn Garn said...

Dear Goodness Gracious! Where was Bible Study again? How can I get invited? What amazing looking cookies. Air high five to going big!

Heather said...

Yum! Sounds delicious! I love the colorful M&Ms.

KatiePerk said...

Double delicious!!

Julie (Little Pink Rain Boots) said...

They look so yummy! How could I not want to make these when they've been dubbed the George Clooney of peanut butter cookies?! Thanks for the recipe :)

LittlePinkRainBoots.blogspot.com

All At Once said...

These look so delicious!!

emi said...

yum..the PB m&ms were brilliant! love the title "the george clooney of pb cookies" haha

Danielle Noah said...

Hello! I happened upon your blog from another blog and I am excited I did! I am always grateful to happen upon blogs that are written by Christian women open with their faith. I can't wait to keep reading.

Dani // andbubblegum.com

Josephine said...

Those cookies look great!

<3 Josephine
www.champagnestar.com

Faith said...

get in my belly!!

Sarah and Stewart said...

I am DYING for a peanut butter cookie right now! Those look so yummy.

Mellissa "Shia" Rondinelli said...

I always love when you share stuff you bake ... looks yummy as usual!

Hope you are having a great week!
Shia
World According to Shia

Stesha Jordan said...

can you please come bake for me while we both sit at home all day and blog? I will take your picture :)

xxS

Whitney said...

it would be just loveeely if you could send these to me asap :)

Jamie Sefcik said...

Umm. could you please make me some too :) These look amazing!!!

Christelle said...

YUM!! I'll for sure try to make these this weekend, pb cookies are my weakness! :)

Ashley said...

Mmmmhmm peanut cookies sound amazing!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!!

Sarah said...

Yum! Those sound so good! I only wish I could eat peanut butter...darn them allergies!

The Pink Growl said...

My mouth is watering...yummy!

Heather K. said...

Yep, go big and go home... to eat them. Those look incredible and I love that you added the peanut butter M&Ms.

Lauren said...

yum!!! so festive!

McKenna Ryan said...

Oh my goodness these look so absolutely delicious!! I want some right now. xx. McKenna Lou
www.lynnandlou.com

kristyn said...

these look soo yummy!

xo,
kristyn

Elsha said...

Alright you definitely one upped him :) I LOVE PB!

When Mine Became Ours

Rachel said...

Oh yum! Just seeing those Easter colored M&M's made me so excited for Easter! I don't think you can ever go wrong with PB and chocolate with a tall glass of milk delicious!

Stephanie said...

Meg! I totally want one...ok, more like 3 of these right now!! YUM!

dreamingincashmere said...

Oh my gosh!! I need one of these right now, they sound so yummy! Peanut butter and M&M's? What's not to love!
xoAmy
www.dreamingincashmere.com

Kirsten Wiemer said...

oh my goodness, please give me one of these!

K

agalandherdog said...

Those look insanely good! I may have to try them for our Easter party.

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Nikki | The Ginger Diaries said...
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Nikki | The Ginger Diaries said...

If you were to have some left, which I strongly doubt haha, would you mind sending some over to my side of the ocean? :D We don't have peanut butter here!! Can you believe that!? I haven't found it in any store here :( x

Carol {Everyday Delights} said...

George Clooney of Peanut Butter Cookies - hahah love it!! Those looks sooooo yummy!

Jane said...

Looks yummy and will go perfect in my tummy : ) Thanks for sharing the recipe!

christina said...

yummo!!!!

Jess said...

Those look amazing, and are so festive.

Gemma said...

Yum! These kind of cookies are my niece's favorites. Well and mine too, hehe. I have a similar recipe on my blog, check it out! Just type 'cookies' in the search section and you'll find them. :-)
xoxox
G.

Kasey Lynne said...

These were SOOO good!! Can't wait for the next batch :D