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Cookie of the Week: Ultimate Trail Mix Cookies

These cookies are loaded with peanuts, chocolate chips and raisins, suspended in a chewy, peanutty batter. This is the quintessential – load up the cookie jar – trail mix cookie!

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1/2 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup peanut butter

1 cup light brown sugar

1 large egg, lightly beaten

1 tsp good quality vanilla

3/4 cup flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

2/3 cup peanuts

6 oz chocolate chips

1 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Cream butter and peanut butter together. Add sugar and mix until well combined. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in the flour and baking soda. Mix to combine. Add the peanuts, chocolate chips and raisins. Drop by 2 tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 10-12 minutes, then cool on sheets fro 2 minutes and transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Makes about 20 large cookies.

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