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the best peanut butter cookie

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathy W
New Carlisle, OH

Pinched this years ago from a local newspaper.

(2 ratings)
yield 2 - 3 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For the best peanut butter cookie

  • 1 c
    peanut butter, crunchy or creamy
  • 1 c
  • 1 lg
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How To Make the best peanut butter cookie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray baking sheets with no-stick spray or use parchment paper or silpat.
  • 2
    In a bowl with an electric mixer beat together peanut butter and sugar until combined.
  • 3
    Beat in egg and baking soda until combined.
  • 4
    Measure out heaping teaspoonsful of the dough, roll into balls (about 1 - 1 1/2" in diameter). Place on baking sheet about 1 inch apart.
  • 5
    With the tines of a fork, flatten balls, making a crisscross pattern.
  • 6
    Bake in the middle of the oven until pale golden, about 10 minutes. (for crisper cookies, bake 1 minute longer)
  • 7
    Cool cookies on baking sheet 2 minutes. Then, transfer to racks to cool completely.

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