The Best Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

by katerina on March 28, 2006

I have tried several different peanut butter cookie recipes including Martha Stewart’s and the Joy of Cooking but they all came out a little dry. I like a really chewy peanut butter cookie. This is the best peanut butter cookie recipe I have found and it is pretty fool proof. This time I made it because I had a huge jar of Adams natural peanut butter from costco, and it worked just as well as with the more usual Kraft peanut butter.

Best Peanut Butter Cookies

It is adapted from a very old and frayed copy of Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook. Oh, and it works great in the kitchen aid :)

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Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

(24 cookies)
Adapted from Better Homes and Garden Cookbook

1 cup butter, soft
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup peanut butter
3 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Cream shortening, sugars, eggs and vanilla.

2. Stir in peanut butter

3. Sift or mix together dry ingredients, stir into creamed mixture.

4. Drop by rounded teaspoon (or tablespoon depending on what you are going for) on a cookie sheet. Press twice with back of floured fork to make a criss-cross.

5.Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time:20 minutes
Calories(approximate per serving): 225

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