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Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies recipe

Crisp and chewy, old-fashioned peanut buttercookies.

Recipe: Old-Fashioned PeanutButter Cookies

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a bowl mix together flour, baking powder,baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, cream butter with peanutbutter. Stir in sugar and brown sugar; blending until smooth.Add eggs and vanilla.
  • Stir in the flour mixture; beating untilwell blended. Roll into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart onungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly using the back of afork.
  • Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until lightlybrowned. Cool for 1 minute on baking sheet before transferringto a wire rack to cool completely.

    Makes 48 cookies.

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    My husband loves all of my cookie recipes, but this one is his all time favorite!! Very rich, and full of peanut butter flavor. When I bake these, the cookie jar empties out really fast!


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