Ol' Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

DJanis R


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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2 dozen cookies
3 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


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

  • 1 1/4 c
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Ol' Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies


  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.

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About Ol' Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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