Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies

Karen Caudle


I down-sized the recipe I got from my Mom over 50 years ago to make fewer cookies for just the two of us.


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1 1/2 dozen cookies


  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/3 c
    peanut butter
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 large
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies


  1. In a medium-size bowl cream together the sugars, peanut butter and shortening. In a small cup dissolve the baking soda in the water, add the vanilla and egg, slightly beat together and stir into the creamed mixture. Add the flour and mix well.
  2. Roll dough into 2 1/2 balls or drop from cookie scoop onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork or meat mallet which has been dipped in flour. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to rack to cool.

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