• Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • In a medium-size bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, beat peanut butter and butter on medium speed 2 minutes, until creamy. Add brown sugar and 1/4 cup of the granulated, and beat 2 minutes. Beat in milk, egg and vanilla. Beat in dry ingredients until just combined. Stir in chips and nuts. Chill dough 15 minutes.

  • For each cookie, roll 2 teaspoons of dough into a ball and place on baking sheets 2 inches apart. With fork, flatten each ball into a 1 1/2-inch round, making a crosshatch pattern. Sprinkle a small amount of the remaining sugar over the top of each.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned around edges. Let cool on sheets 1 minute. Transfer to rack; let cool.

Nutrition Facts

48 calories; 2 g total fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 50 mg sodium. 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein;