1 cup creamy natural peanut butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup coarsely chopped cocktail peanuts
ganache: 1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1. heat oven to 350. beat peanut butter, sugar, egg and baking soda until smooth and blended (about 2 minutes). stir in the 1/2 cup peanuts. drop by tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheet. bake 10 minutes or until puffed and slightly golden. move to wire rack to cool.
2. make ganache: microwave cream 40 seconds. stir in chocolate until melted and smooth. spread over half of cooled cookies and garnish with additional chopped peanuts.
makes about 20 cookies.