Ol' Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

DJanis R

By
@FunkyMonkeesMama

My mother made these all the time when I was a kid. She always let me press the cookies with a fork..


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Serves:

2 dozen cookies

Prep:

3 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
peanut butter
1
egg

DRY INGREDIENTS

1 1/4 c
flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl cream the butter with a blender for 2 minutes. Add both sugars and cream for 2 more minutes. With a spoon, mix in peanut butter and egg.
2
In a separate bowl, mix together dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir dry ingredients into the sugar/butter mixture. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate at least 3 hrs.
3
Preheat oven 375 F. Shape dough into small 2inch balls. Place about 3inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. slightly flatten with a fork in a criss-cross pattern. Bake until light brown, about 7-10 minutes. Cool on baking sheet a few minutes, otherwise cookies may break. transfer to baking rack to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #peanutbutter, #Cookies