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Peanut Butter Cookies

Stephanie Gallagher
This peanut butter cookies recipe is reminiscent of the classic old-fashioned peanut butter cookies mom used to make. In order to get the right texture for these cookies, you need to chill the dough a good three hours. Also, check the cookies carefully while baking to make sure they aren't too brown. If they get too brown, the cookies will end up crispy, not chewy.

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

refrigeration time: 3 hours

Total Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes

Yield: 36 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Preparation:

  1. With an electric mixer, cream peanut butter, butter and sugars together until fluffy.

  2. Beat in eggs, one at a time.

  3. Sift together remaining ingredients. Add to peanut butter mixture.

  4. Refrigerate 3 hours.

  5. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease two cookie sheets.

  6. Roll peanut butter cookie dough into 1 inch balls. Flatten with a fork, making a criss-cross pattern in the dough. Bake 12-15 minutes until cookies are just starting to brown.

See also: Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

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