Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Peanut Butter Cookies

These were yummy!  I made them without the peanut butter chips and they were still good!  I got this recipe from Six Sisters Stuff Monthly Menu Plan.  I couldn't find the recipe of their website to link it to.

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 eggs
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup peanut butter chips
1/4 cup granulated sugar

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar together.  Add vanilla and mix.
2. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each one.
3.  In a separate bowl mix the flour, baking soda and salt together  Add the mixture in a mixing bowl and stir until completely combined.  Fold in peanut butter chips.
4.  Roll dough into 1 1/2" balls  Place 1/4 cup sugar in to a small bowl and roll each ball of dough in the sugar until completely covered.  Place the dough balls on a baking sheet with a nonstick baking mat.  Using a flat-bottomed drinking glass, gently press each dough ball down.
5.  Bake the cookies 7-9 minutes.  Remove cookies and allow them to cool on their cookie sheet for about 5 minutes, then move to a wire rack to finish cooling.  these cookies are very soft - you don't want them to overbake or to turn brown at all.  They will continue to set-up as they cool.

Makes 48 cookies

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