Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Mmm...Peanut Butter Cookies

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I love this recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies. It's from my Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook that I bought it 1979.

Peanut Butter Cookies
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Thoroughly cream butter, peanut butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla.
Sift together dry ingredients; blend into creamed mixture. Shape in 1 inch
balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie
sheet*. Make crisscross pattern on top with a fork tines. Bake
at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from pan.
Makes 4 dozen.

*I always line my cookie sheets with foil, shiny side up because it
makes the cookies turn out more evenly browned.


Julie said...

I am NOT looking at those yummy cookies...I am not not not! ha hah

Hey - congrats for your question being picked for Kari & Kijsa's first news letter!

hoganfe said...

I am looking at the cookies only because I know I can't get one ... how yummy!
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Suzy said...

They look so delicious I can almost smell them! Hmmmmm, yummy!:-D

Amy said...

Those cookies look so delicious. Thanks for sharing your recipe. I will definitely be making those this week! Amy

Karen said...

I am going to make these this weekend.

Gail McCormack said...

Hi Cindy
Those cookes look delicious!! I haven't baked biscuits for ages your beautiful photos will substitue for the real thing, for now anyway.

Alison Gibbs said...

Mmm yummy looking cookies.

cheapdiva said...

I have gotten in the habit of "stopping by" every day just to have 10 minutes of something beautiful to look at. You keep spending that money since you seem to have a knack for finding just the right things at the right price!

Herbgirl said...

I have been thinking of making peanut butter cookies for a couple weeks now and after seeing yours I must go directly to the kitchen and get them going. I am even going to use your recipe so I don't waste any time finding mine. Mmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!

Rosemary said...

Those look really good Cindy!

Shabby Cottage Boutique said...

Yummy I notice I am eating alot of chocolate and cookies when I am creating!

Kari & Kijsa said...

Those look absolutely is a snow day...we make have to make peanut butter cookies today...thank you so much for your question...we posted about it yesterday...hope you enjoyed your newsletter!

smiles, kari & kijsa

BittersweetPunkin said...

They look son was asking me to make peanut butter chocolate chip cookies yesterday...

Jen r. said...


Angela said...

Thanks for sharing this recipe. Peanut butter cookies are so good. Spreading a thin layer of your favorite jelly on top of them adds to the goodness:-).
Have a great day!!!

Katie said...

Hi Cindy from a new blogger and fellow dove-lover! Do come visit me if only for the doves! Love PB cookies, oh I'll have to have some too! Katie

Lisa said...

I use the very same recipe! The absolute best for sure.

Katie said...

These are the ones my mom made!! I'm going to make them right... now....!

Katie said...

This is the recipe my mom used!! I'm going to make them right... now...!!