Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

"These bad boys won me a blue ribbon in the county fair when I was a teenager. The recipe is from a 1988 Ladies' Home Journal, and they're darn tasty."
 
Classic Peanut Butter Cookies created by gertc96
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directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • In medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • In mixer bowl cream butter or margarine, peanut butter, brown sugar, and 1 cup granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Gradually beat in dry ingredients until just combined.
  • Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls and roll in remaining 1/3 cup granulated sugar. Place 3-inches apart on 2 ungreased cookie sheets. With sugar-coated tines of a fork, press and flatten each ball, making a criss-cross pattern.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes, until golden.
  • Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes; transfer to racks to cook completely.
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  1. gertc96
    AMAZING!!!! Very easy and great tasting. Thanks so much for sharing these. I followed the directions as written. I did have to cook mine for 12 minutes though. Thanks so much for sharing these with us. Made for I reccommend tag game.
     
  2. gertc96
    Classic Peanut Butter Cookies Created by gertc96
  3. nemokitty
    These were the very first peanut butter cookies I made years ago! They are very good and simple. I still go back to this recipe and make them now and again.
     
  4. MarleneDawn
    Classic Peanut Butter Cookies Created by MarleneDawn
  5. MarleneDawn
    I just made some of these, they are delicious. They're vanishing quickly =)
     
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