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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2
In 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.
3
In 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.
4
Drop 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.
5
Allow 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