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basic peanut butter cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Rainn Thomas
Akron, OH

This is a very basic cookie recipe that will teach you how to make them. Once this is perfected, then it's time to play with extra ingredients and making them yours.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For basic peanut butter cookies

  • 1 c
    peanut butter
  • 1
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened

How To Make basic peanut butter cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F
  • 2
    Mix all ingredients in a bowl
  • 3
    Spray/Grease the cookie sheet
  • 4
    Drop batter by the spoonfuls onto the the cookie sheet about 1-inch apart.
  • 5
    Press with a fork to put crisscross marks in cookies.
  • 6
    Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 7
    Remove carefully from pan and transfer to cooling rack.
  • 8
    *** TIP *** - Do not let cookies bake fully to get a "soft" cookie. Try about 8-10 minutes. - Store cookies in a air tight container with waxed paper between layers for freshness and to maintain softness.

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