Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

379 Reviews 28 Pics
  • Prep

    30 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Anita
Recipe by  Anita

“Simple peanut butter cookies with the traditional crisscross on the top. ”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 1/2 dozen

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the peanut butter, margarine, brown sugar and white sugar. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; stir into the peanut butter mixture. Form dough into walnut sized balls and place them 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Dip a fork into flour and criss cross each cookie to flatten slightly.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until just lightly browned. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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Reviews (379)

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VD711
153

VD711

Very good cookies. I added peanut butter chips. My only suggestion would be to bake at 375 for 10 minutes (instead of 12-15 as suggested in the recipe) to ensure a chewy cookie -- after being in the oven for 10 minutes, my cookies had a slightly crunchy edge with a chewy center. All in all, very good!!

GLAURA1
94

GLAURA1

THIS IS THE PERFECT PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE! I've tried ALOT of recipes, and this is the very best! I followed the recipe exactly and they came out perfect. I did divide the dough and added milk chocolate chips with peanut butter chips to some of it and butterscotch chips to some. Those were great too as well as the cookies without chips. You don't have to refrigerate this dough at all, it's ready to use as soon as you make it. Good job!! I would give this 10 or more stars if possible!

moonlight sonata
52

moonlight sonata

Delicious cookies. I couldn't stop eating them, even as soon as they came out of the oven. I found that baking them for ONLY 10 minutes at 375 was sufficient enough, too.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (54 total)

  • Calories
  • 109 cal
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs
  • 11 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 100 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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