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    Best Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

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    Christineyy!'s Note:

    I made this recipe when I was craving peanut butter cookies. Everyone who tried them loved them because they were so soft! I made mine tiny bite size cookies and the recipe made a bunch.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    2. 2
      Combine flour and baking soda in a small bowl.
    3. 3
      In a separate bowl, melt 1/2 cup butter in microwave.
    4. 4
      Add 1/3 cup sugar and 1/3 cup brown sugar to the melted butter and cream all together.
    5. 5
      Add the other 1/2 cup butter to your prepared butter/sugar combo and mix.
    6. 6
      Add rest of sugar, brown sugar, and the peanut butter. Cream well.
    7. 7
      Add egg whites and vanilla to the butter and sugar mixture and combine once more.
    8. 8
      Gradually add flour mixture to your wet mix about 1/3 cup at a time until all the flour is combined.
    9. 9
      Roll dough into round balls of any size and place on baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
    10. 10
      Let cool on baking sheet for 1-2 minutes and then remove to a cooled surface. ENJOY!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 19, 2008


      Chose this recipe because of the chef's bio, which was terrific; great and inspiring to see younger generation so happy with the simpler things in life. Cookies were delicious; my 4 yr old loved them. She helped to make them, recipe was simple enough. Followed recipe but subbed all organic ingredients on the list and did cut the sugar back just a bit and used turbinado sugar, since she would be eating a lot of them. We will make these again...nice texture; great flavor. Best wishes to you and your endeavors!

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    • on June 25, 2011


      The cookie is delicious, i dobled the recipe, and added 1/3 cup more of peanutbutter

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    • on May 17, 2007


      Made for PAC Spring 07! These were very soft and good. Since I only have one cookie sheet, I used my non-stick griddle as a stand in for the second pan. It was interesting to me that the cookies on the griddle were not only soft, but had a nice chewy denser bottom. They were also on the lower rack and that may have had something to do with it. I rolled up balls that were about 1 inch around and they made cookies that were about 2 inches around. I thought they would spread out of control so I only put 20 to a sheet....they did not spread as much as you would think with this much butter in a recipe. I did not grease my sheets because the cookies were plenty oily enough not to stick. I made 2/3 of the recipe last night and saved some to make with my youngest daughter today (fun fun) so I'm guessing this batch will make about 50 2 inch cookies. These are a little too soft when warm, but so good! Thanks, Christine!

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    Nutritional Facts for Best Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1007 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 35.2
    Calories from Fat 17
    Total Fat 1.9 g
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    Cholesterol 3.7 mg
    Sodium 27.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    Sugars 2.2 g
    Protein 0.5 g

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