Mom's Peanut Butter Cookies

1
Fran Murray

By
@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

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Stir 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.
  3. Shape 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.
  4. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 8 - 10 minutes. Cool about 1 minute before removing to a wire rack. Makes 48.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mom's Peanut Butter Cookies

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




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

C Is For Cookie Recipes Everyone Will Want To Eat

C is for Cookie Recipes Everyone Will Want to Eat

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Let's chat cookies. From chocolate chip to sugar and cream filled, they're a dunkable treat that can't be beat. Here are 14 cookie recipes that'll quickly become a family favorite....

18 Best Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

18 Best Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Don’t be that person who shows up to the Christmas cookie exchange with store-bought cookies. Even if you put them on a plate, people know! There’s just that special something...

Simple Christmas Cookies For A Cookie Exchange Recipe

Simple Christmas Cookies for a Cookie Exchange

Kitchen Crew

One of the highlights of the holiday season, for me, is making Christmas cookies. It reminds me of being a kid in the kitchen with my mother. Every year I...