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Soft and Chewy Honey Roasted Peanuts and Butterscotch Chip Cookies

 
Soft and Chewy Honey Roasted Peanuts and Butterscotch Chip Cookies
Image © Averie Cooks
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the most popular recipes.popular
 
One serving costs about $0.33

$0.33 per serving

3352 people like this recipe

3,352 likes

This recipe is ready in 18 minutes

Ready in 18 minutes

spoonacular Score:20%

Spoonacular Score: 20%

 

One serving contains 222 calories, 4g of protein, and 10g of fat. For 33 cents per serving, this recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Many people made this recipe, and 3352 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 18 minutes. If you have granulated sugar, cornstarch, honey roasted peanuts, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 24%. This score is not so tremendous. Similar recipes include Soft and Chewy Butterscotch Chip Pudding Cookies, thick & chewy butterscotch coconut chocolate chip cookies, and Soft and Chewy M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 tsp
1 tsp baking soda
baking soda
11 oz
11 oz butterscotch chips
butterscotch chips
1 tsp
1 tsp cinnamon
cinnamon
2 tsps
2 tsps cornstarch
cornstarch
1
1  egg
egg
2 cups
2 cups flour
flour
0.25 cups
0.25 cups granulated sugar
granulated sugar
0.75 cups
0.75 cups light brown sugar
light brown sugar
1.5 cups
1.5 cups salted roasted peanuts
salted roasted peanuts
1 pinch
1 pinch salt
salt
0.75 cups
0.75 cups unsalted butter
unsalted butter
2 tsps
2 tsps vanilla extract
vanilla extract
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp
baking soda
11 oz butterscotch chips
11 oz
butterscotch chips
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp
cinnamon
2 tsps cornstarch
2 tsps
cornstarch
1  egg
1
egg
2 cups flour
2 cups
flour
0.25 cups granulated sugar
0.25 cups
granulated sugar
0.75 cups light brown sugar
0.75 cups
light brown sugar
1.5 cups salted roasted peanuts
1.5 cups
salted roasted peanuts
1 pinch salt
1 pinch
salt
0.75 cups unsalted butter
0.75 cups
unsalted butter
2 tsps vanilla extract
2 tsps
vanilla extract

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
stand mixer
stand mixer
hand mixer
hand mixer
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
baking sheet
baking sheet
stand mixer
stand mixer
hand mixer
hand mixer
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Averie Cooks

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.33
Ingredient
11 ounces butterscotch chips
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 egg
2 cups flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 cup salted roasted peanuts
3/4 cup unsalted butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Price
$3.34
$0.08
$0.02
$0.24
$0.33
$0.07
$0.53
$1.49
$1.46
$0.60
$8.15

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • To make baked goods lighter and sneak in some extra nutrition, you can swap half the butter or oil (sometimes even all of it!) with an equal amount of unsweetened applesauce.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Believe it or not, some sources say you can substitute avocado puree for butter when making brownies. Try it and let us know how it turns out!

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

  • Corn starch can be added directly to cold liquids, but to avoid lumps corn starch must be mixed with a cold liquid (usually water or stock) before it can be added to hot liquids like soup or gravy. This mixture of corn starch in a cold liquid is called a "slurry."

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

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Green Tips

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
221 Calories
3g Protein
10g Total Fat
29g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
221
11%

Fat
10g
16%

  Saturated Fat
4g
28%

Carbohydrates
29g
10%

  Sugar
18g
21%

Cholesterol
22mg
7%

Sodium
137mg
6%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
8%

Manganese
0.29mg
15%

Vitamin B3
1mg
10%

Folate
30µg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.11mg
7%

Selenium
4µg
7%

Phosphorus
50mg
5%

Magnesium
17mg
4%

Fiber
1g
4%

Iron
0.75mg
4%

Vitamin B2
0.07mg
4%

Copper
0.08mg
4%

Vitamin A
192IU
4%

Potassium
92mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.21mg
2%

Calcium
19mg
2%

Zinc
0.29mg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.03mg
2%

Vitamin E
0.2mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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