These grown-up chocolate chip cookies are sure to please with a delightful explosion of salt mixed with the sweetness of the chocolate chips.
⅓ Cup rough-chopped unsalted, roasted peanuts
1 Cup flour
½ Teaspoon baking powder
¼ Teaspoon baking soda
½ Cup sugar
½ Cup brown sugar (packed)
¼ Cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
⅓ Cup semisweet chocolate chips
½ Teaspoon course sea salt
Lightly toast nuts by placing on cookie sheet in preheated 350ºF oven for about 7 minutes.
In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.
Mix butter and sugars at medium speed in large bowl for approximately 2 minutes, until fluffy. add vanilla and egg. Mix until combined.
Turn mixer to low speed, add flour mixture to egg/sugar mixture until combined. Stir in nuts, chocolate chips and salt.
On greased cookie sheet, drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart. Bake until lightly browned (about 10 minutes). Allow cookies to cool slightly before removing them from cookie sheet and placing on wire rack to cool completely.