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Peanut Butter Cookies by Magnolia Days

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies are an old-fashioned treat to bake for your family and friends. They are doubly good with peanut butter chips inside.
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 dozen
Author Renee Dobbs

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar plus additional for topping
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or non-stick liner.
  2. In a large bowl, cream sugar, brown sugar, butter, and peanut butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla and egg. Beat to combine.
  4. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl. Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture and mix well (until dry ingredients are moistened). Stir in peanut butter chips.
  5. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Flatten balls slightly with a fork dipped in sugar.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Do not over-bake. Carefully transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Peanut Butter Cookies are an old-fashioned treat to bake for your family and friends. They are doubly good with peanut butter chips inside.