The Best Peanut Butter Cookie

Kathy W

By
@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

Directions Step-By-Step

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