Salted Peanut Cookies

salted peanut cookies

Submitted by Taste of Homes Cookie Recipes collection, This Salted Peanut Cookies recipe from Taste of Home is a favorite for Charleen Block of Hutchinson, Minnesota when she needs an easy to make cookie recipe.

Recipe By: Taste of Home
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  • ServesMakes 120


    • 1-1/2 cups shortening
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
    • 1-1/2 cups salted peanuts


In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and peanuts.

Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks.
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