Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 1998, America's Test Kitchen TV

The key to a peanutty cookie that is crisp on the edges and chewy in the center? Chunky commercial peanut butter and an extra hit of roasted, salted peanuts.

SERVESMakes 24 cookies

TIME1 hour, plus 20 minutes cooling

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Peanut butter cookies fall into two camps: There are the cookies that are sweet and chewy but have minimal peanut butter flavor (which is obscured by significant amounts of sugar and butter), and there are the crumbly, sandy cookies that ha...

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