Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

Ingredients to be Creamed:

Moist Ingredients:

Dry Ingredients:

Optional Peanuts:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. If using a convection oven choose the pure convection setting at 350°.
  2. Thoroughly cream butter and peanut butter.
  3. Add sugars and cream until light and fluffy.
  4. Add egg and vanilla and mix in.
  5. Add dry ingredients and mix until well-blended.
  6. Mix in optional ½ cup coarsely chopped peanuts for a crunchier cookie.
  7. Shape into 1-inch balls.
  8. Place 2-inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Criss-cross each ball with fork tines. If the fork is sticking too much, dip it in flour before criss-crossing.
  10. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from baking sheet.

Comments

Makes approximately 2½ dozen cookies.

What kind of peanut butter should you use? I prefer salty and crunchy for my cookies, but it is really personal choice.

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