Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies from Sweet Pea's Kitchen
She adapted from another recipe, but I made her recipe exactly, with only one exception. I had teeny tiny Reese's Pieces so I used half a cup of them instead of a whole cup of the regular version. It could've used more. If I remake them (and I will!), I'll eliminate the chocolate chips completely and use 1.5 cup peanut butter chips and 1 cup mini Reese's Pieces. Still, these were frickin' fantastic.
So, here's my totally unscientific and unprofessional review:
Prep difficulty: Pretty darn easy for a non-baker like me. It's a good reason to use the stand mixer.
Prep time: Average-- maybe 15-20 minutes.
Bake time: Quick-- done in 10-12 minutes.
Quirks: These cookies pretty much did not spread. I'm the queen of turning a cookie sheet of cookies into one gigantic cookie because I never leave enough room. These are the perfect type of cookie for me. I'm pretty sure I made these pretty much exactly the size I was supposed to and there was probably three cookies worth of dough left after the 2 dozen. Don't worry... I took care of it.
Taste: Very rich and very peanut buttery. This is a "requires a glass of milk" cookie.
Dough taste: Delightful, but also very rich. Peanut butter cookie dough is probably my favorite and this didn't disappoint.
Reviews: I don't like to keep stuff like this in the house because I could have easily eaten the 2 dozen cookies for dinner on Saturday. I took eight cookies to two different friends. This is what they said:
Via Facebook post: "These cookies are UHH-May-ZING! If my husband doesn't stop eating them, I may have to injure him. ;)"
Via text message: "These cookies are awesome!!!" Yes, with three exclamation points.This is definitely a winning recipe!