The Best Peanut Butter Cookie

Kathy W

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@Kattyw

Pinched this years ago from a local newspaper.


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Serves:
2 - 3 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
peanut butter, crunchy or creamy
1 c
sugar
1 large
egg
1 tsp
baking soda

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray baking sheets with no-stick spray or use parchment paper or silpat.
2In a bowl with an electric mixer beat together peanut butter and sugar until combined.
3Beat in egg and baking soda until combined.
4Measure out heaping teaspoonsful of the dough, roll into balls (about 1 - 1 1/2" in diameter). Place on baking sheet about 1 inch apart.
5With the tines of a fork, flatten balls, making a crisscross pattern.
6Bake in the middle of the oven until pale golden, about 10 minutes. (for crisper cookies, bake 1 minute longer)
7Cool cookies on baking sheet 2 minutes. Then, transfer to racks to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Peanut butter