This recipe forOld Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies was submitted by Michaelof Indiana, USA
Recipe: Old Fashioned PeanutButter Cookies
3 cups all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
Mix flour, baking powder, and salt ina medium bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, peanut butterand vanilla in a large bowl until well blended. Beat in bothsugars. Scrape down sides of bowl. Stir half of dry ingredientsinto mixture. Add eggs 1 at a time, stirring well after eachaddition. Mix in remaining dry ingredients.
For each cookie, roll 1 heaping tablespoonfulof dough into 1 3/4 -inch ball. Arrange dough balls 2 1/2-inchesapart on prepared baking sheets. Using back of a fork, flattendough and form crosshatch design on tops.
Bake cookies until dry on top and goldenbrown on bottom, about 14 minutes.
Cool cookies to racks and cool completely.(Can be prepared up to 3 days ahead). Store in airtight containerat room temperature.
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter (Do Not Use old-fashionedstyle or freshly ground)2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
Makes about 4 dozen.
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