Peanut Butter Cookies

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Double this recipe to make six dozen cookies. If you're a chocolate fan, sandwich a couple Peanut Butter Cookies together with a bit of chocolate frosting.

Peanut Butter Cookies
Prep Time:
40 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Bake Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 48 mins
Yield:
3 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl beat peanut butter and butter with electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. Cover and refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until easy to handle.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Shape dough in 1-inch balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten the cookies by making crisscross marks with fork tines, dipping fork in sugar between flattening each cookie. Bake about 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks. Cool. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

Peanut Butter-Toffee Cookies:

Stir 1 cup toffee pieces, chocolate-covered toffee pieces, or coarsely chopped chocolate-covered English toffee bar into the dough with the flour.

Test Kitchen Tip:

Double this recipe to make 6 dozen cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

82 Calories
4g Fat
9g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Protein 2g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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