peanut butter snickerdoodle-ish cookies

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Michelle Bersani =^..^=
from East Bridgewater, MA

I was making peanut butter cookies and decided on a whim to change up my regular recipe. My hubby loved these. Hope you do too :)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

What happens when a snickerdoodle recipe meets a peanut butter cookie? You get these scrumptious cookies. They're a crispy, peanut buttery cookie with a hint of cinnamon. Easy to prepare, let your kids help roll out the dough and roll the balls in the cinnamon-sugar mix. So good!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 30-32
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peanut butter snickerdoodle-ish cookies

  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2/3 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    creme de cafe (or any mocha extract)
  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How To Make peanut butter snickerdoodle-ish cookies

Test Kitchen Tips
If you prefer a chewier cookie, bake for 9-10 minutes.
  • Mixing together cinnamon and sugar while oven preheats.
    1
    Preheat oven to 350F. Mix together 1/4 sugar and 1 tablespoon cinnamon; set aside.
  • Creaming together butter, sugar, and peanut butter.
    2
    Cream together the butter, sugar, and peanut butter with a mixer. Mix in the eggs and extract.
  • Adding dry ingredients to bowl.
    3
    Add the flour, baking soda, and salt; mix well to combine.
  • Forming balls of dough.
    4
    Using about a tablespoon of dough, roll into walnut-sized balls.
  • Making marks on the cookie with a fork.
    5
    Roll balls in sugar/cinnamon mixture until coated. Place on a greased cookie sheet. Using a dinner fork, press each ball in one direction and then crosswise in the other.
  • Peanut Butter Snickerdoodle cookies baking in the oven.
    6
    Bake for 12-15 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet for about 5 minutes. Then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
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