the best peanut butter cookie



This recipe was given to me by my Aunt Connie...if you like peanut butter you'll love this cookie. A creamy, melt-in-your-mouth, cookie that makes your mouth dance! This recipe is amazing!
 I dare you to bake-up this cookie!
black coffee with my peanut butter cookie...uh, yum!
sprinkled with just the right amount of sugar on top makes for a very delicious cookie


Ingredients:
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup butter
1 cup peanut butter
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups flour--I use about 2 1/2 to 3 cups to make a nice thick dough. It creates a decadent, puffed cookie.
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Optional madness:
12 oz. bag of good milk chocolate
1 cup of salted peanuts

Directions:
Combine your butter and sugars until fluffy. Add peanut butter and vanilla and mix. Add eggs one at a time until incorporated. Add dry ingredients and mix. Stir in your chocolate and peanuts.

I like my cookies big and so I use an ice cream scoop and place 6 evenly on the cookie sheet. I don't press down on them like traditional peanut butter cookies, but do sprinkle with sugar before baking. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes until lightly browned.

Yum!

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2 comments:

  1. Just made these and they are delicious!!

    One question, though: Can the dough be frozen? My husband is on a diet, so having too many cookies lying around wouldn't be a good idea.

    Thanks!

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  2. I'm sure that you could and that would be fine. You could shape into a log and wrap in plastic wrap and then foil. When ready to bake you could slice frozen discs onto the baking sheet, sprinkle with a little granulated sugar and bake! Or...you could bake-off all the cookies and freeze them in ziplock freezer bags, too. Either way will work great!

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