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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Heather Hart
Added: Monday, November 19, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 Cup Butter - Melted
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Peanut Butter
2 Eggs
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 1/3 Cups Flour
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Teaspoon Salt

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, beat the melted butter, brown sugar and
granulated sugars, peanut butter, eggs, vanilla until well
blended.

Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture. Mix just until well
blended. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350. Grease baking sheet. Shape dough
into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Using
the tines of a ford dipped in flour, lightly press on each dough
ball to flatten slightly and make a pattern of parallel
indentations. Sprinkle lightly with sugar.

Bake until the bottoms are golden brown, 12-15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
aprox. 24
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
also great with a hershey kiss placed in the middle of the cookie
halfway through baking

 

 

 

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