Thursday, October 4, 2012

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

 Original recipe makes 4 dozen Change Servings

    1 cup unsalted butter

    1 cup crunchy peanut butter

    1 cup white sugar

    1 cup packed brown sugar

    2 eggs

    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

    1 teaspoon baking powder

    1/2 teaspoon salt

    1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

Directions

  1. Cream together butter, peanut butter and sugars. Beat in eggs.
  2. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir into batter. Put batter in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Roll into 1 inch balls and put on baking sheets. Flatten each ball with a fork, making a criss-cross pattern. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F oven for about 10 minutes or until cookies begin to brown. Do not over-bake.