Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Marianne Riccardi

By
@mdriccardi

We make these cookies on cold winter days and enjoy them on snowy afternoons with a tall glass of milk.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
38 cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
light brown sugar
1
egg
1 c
creamy peanut butter
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
chopped peanuts

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugars together until smooth. Beat in the egg and peanut butter and continue to beat until combined.
3In a separate bowl, sift the flour, salt and baking soda together. Add the peanut butter mixture and stir just until combined. Stir in chopped nuts.
4Drop round teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto a baking sheet and depress the balls lightly with the prongs of a fork. Bake for 8-10 minutes until just cooked through.
5Allow to cool 5 minutes on the baking sheet then transfer to a cooking rack to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids