Mom's Peanut Butter Cookies

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Fran Murray

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@franmurray

These are a family favorite! They are light and crispy, but slightly chewy in the center. You can't go wrong with these! You can always add chocolate chips or press a Hershey kiss in the center when they come out of the oven.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
48 cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
unsalted butter (not margarine)
1/2 c
peanut butter (chunky or creamy)
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla

How to Make Mom's Peanut Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2Stir together flour, soda, and salt. In a mixing bowl beat butter for 30 seconds. Add peanut butter and sugars; beat till fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Add dry ingredients to beaten mixture; beat till well combined.
  • 3Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet; crisscross each dough ball with the tines of a fork.
  • 4Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 8 - 10 minutes. Cool about 1 minute before removing to a wire rack. Makes 48.

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About Mom's Peanut Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy