Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies | Life, Love, and Good Food
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Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author sheilathigpen


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Stir together flour, soda, and salt. In a mixer bowl beat butter for 30 seconds. Add peanut butter and sugars; beat until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
  • Add dry ingredients to beaten mixture; beat until well combined.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar, if desired. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet; crisscross with the tines of a fork.
  • Bake 10 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute before removing to a wire rack.
  • Yield: 48 cookies


Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens NEW COOK BOOK, 1984.
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