Peanut Butter Cookies


Peanut Butter Cookies
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 cups flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp saltThoroughly cream butter, peanut butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients; blend into creamed mixture. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Crisscross with fork tines. Bake at 375 degrees for 7-8 minutes. Do not overcook … take them out when they are barely golden. Makes about 30 cookies. ***Also great with crunchy peanut butter.

Peanut Butter Cookies

1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup sugar (¾ cup for cookie dough, ¼ cup for rolling)
½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup peanut butter chips
½ cup chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 350. In a mixing bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In another mixing bowl, combine the butter and peanut butter until smooth. Add the sugars and mix well. Add the egg and mix well. Add milk and vanilla extract and mix. Add the peanut butter and chocolate chips and mix. Put ¼ cup sugar on a plate. Roll dough into rounded teaspoon-sized balls. Roll balls in sugar, place on an ungreased baking sheet and either make a crisscross design with a fork on top, or flatten slightly with the back of a spatula.  Bake for 10-12 minutes, making sure not to over bake.

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