Tuesday, August 12, 2014

My Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

     I have a weakness for peanut butter cookies. I have fond memories of my mother making
     them for me when I was a little girl. She would make batches of them and all of my  -
     relatives would come over and pick up a dozen. My children today adore this cookie just
     like their mom did. Simple and nostalgic always wins. What is your favorite cookie?

                                                    My Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

                                                    1 1/4 cups creamy peanut butter
                                                    1 cup butter - room temperature
                                                    1 cup brown sugar
                                                    1 cup white sugar
                                                    2 eggs
                                                    1 teaspoon vanilla
                                                    2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
                                                    1 teaspoon baking powder
                                                    1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
                                                    1/2 teaspoon salt
                                                   1/4 cup sugar to roll the cookie dough in before baking

           1) In a large bowl cream together, peanut butter, butter, brown sugar, white sugar.
           Beat in eggs and vanilla.

           2) In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
           Mix into batter. Place in a refrigerator to cool for 30 to 40 minutes.

           3) Roll into 1 inch balls and roll into the sugar and flatten with a fork in a
           criss cross pattern. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 10 minutes. Do not over
                              Light, chewy, buttery and crisp - everything you want in a cookie.


  1. ok now im craving peanut butter cookies! YUM! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

  2. Me too...now I want to whip up a batch.

  3. Those look just perfect! Delicious.

    Blessings, Catherine.

  4. I also have a weakness for a good peanut butter cookie. Thanks for sharing this great recipe.


  5. Yum, these look so good. Peanut Butter cookies are my favorite too.

  6. These look like they can be my favorite too! Delicious!

  7. You can never go wrong with PB! anything:)

  8. There is nothing I love more than PEANUT BUTTER Cookie! They are my favorite cookie, I can't wait to make this!

  9. PB cookies are one of my favorites. Thanks for sharing. Delish! :)

  10. Peanut butter cookies always remind me of my late grandma and growing up! They're my favorite. I feel like I can smell them through your pictures!


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