A good old classic peanut butter cookie. Soft & chewy and oh so good. I like these with a cup of hot tea.
PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
(makes 4 dozen)
*1 1/2 cups creamy or crunchy peanut butter
*1 cup granulated sugar
*1 cup brown sugar, packed
*2 large eggs
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
*1 teaspoon baking powder
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
*1/2 cup granulated sugar
~In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar & brown sugar together.
~Mix in eggs & vanilla.
~Sift flour, baking powder, salt & baking soda in another bowl.
~Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, until just mixed.
~Cover bowl & refrigerate for at least one hour.
~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Place 1/2 cup granulated sugar into a bowl.
~Roll dough into one-inch balls.
~Dip into sugar & place on a cookie sheet.
~Flatten each balls with a fork making a criss-cross pattern.
~Bake for 8-10 minutes (do not over bake)
~Allow cookie to cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute before removing.
~Place cookie on wax paper to cool (this cookie should not be cooled on a wire rack).