best peanut butter cookies

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By Marianne Riccardi
from North Ridgeville, OH

We make these cookies on cold winter days and enjoy them on snowy afternoons with a tall glass of milk.

★★★★★ 1
serves 38 cookies
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For best peanut butter cookies

  • 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

How To Make best peanut butter cookies

  • 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.

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