Add 1/2 cup chopped peanuts to dough before shaping into balls and baking as directed.
Frozen Nutty Buddies
For each frozen sandwich, spread 1 cookie with 1 Tbsp. thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping; cover with second cookie. Roll edge in chopped peanuts. Place in airtight container. Freeze up to 3 months. Serve frozen.