Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Annalisa Keene


Always a big hit at our house. I think they are my favorite. Rolling the tops in sugar keeps the cookies from sticking to the fork or thumb when flattening. I use the thumbprint when I want to put a Hershey's kiss as a topper for special occasions. Either way they are sure to be a big hit with the family.

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2 Hr


1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
peanut butter
1/4 c
1/4 c
butter or margarine, softened
1 large
1 1/4 c
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter, eggs til creamy.
  • 2Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 3Refrigerate for 2 hours until firm
  • 4Form into walnut sized balls and roll tops in sugar. Flatten with fork in traditional pattern or press thumbprint.
  • 5Bake at 375 degrees for 9-10 minutes.
  • 6Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. Remove from cookie sheet to rack or parchment paper to cool. Add Hershey's kiss if desired.

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About Peanut Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American