Peanut Butter cookies are one of the classics. They are especially good with a little jam smeared on the top- just like a PBJ. Mmmm!
Peanut Butter Cookies
1 cup butter
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoons vanilla
2-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, and sugars until light and fluffy. Add in eggs and vanilla until combined. Add flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix until combined. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.
Form dough into 1 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet. Using a fork, press down on cookie creating a criss-cross pattern. Bake at 375 degrees for 68 minutes or until edges are lightly golden. Cool on cookie sheet 2-3 minutes before removing o wire rack to continue cooling.
In mixer bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, and sugars until light and fluffy.
You want the butter and the sugars to marry and become one.
Now add the 2 eggs and vanilla and mix until combined
Next add all the dry ingredients- flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
Mix until just combined.
If you want a nice shapely and thick cookie, cover the top of your bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
Scoop into 1 inch balls
Press down with a fork to create a criss-cross pattern on the top of each cookie.
Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden.
Allow the cookies to cool a couple minutes before removing.