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Peanut Butter Cookies

January 24, 2011

Peanut butter lovers rejoice today, National Peanut Butter Day, January 24.  So of course I had to have my share.  Just the old-fashioned plain and simple cookie.  A super fast cookie to make and seems super fast to eat too.  Enjoy.

  Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1/2 C. Butter
  • 1/2 C. Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 C. Sugar
  • 1/2 C. Brown Sugar
  • 1 Lg. Egg
  • 1/2 t. Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 t. Salt
  • 1/2 t. Baking Soda
  • 1 C. Flour


  1. Cream together the butter and peanut butter
  2. Beat in both sugars and mix well
  3. Stir in the egg, vanilla, salt baking soda and flour
  4. Arrange by teaspoonfuls on cooky sheets
  5. Press flat with a floured spoon or mark with a floured fork
  6. Bake until firm (about 10 minutes)

(Makes about 24 [med-large] cookies)

Recipe from The Fanny Farmer Cookbook


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Same recipe; just stir in 1/2 C. Chocolate Chips at the end of the recipe.


Peanut Butter Coconut Cookies

Same recipe: Plus 3/4 C. Coconut


Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Same recipe: Plus 1/2 C. Oatmeal


Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Add 1/4 C. Favorite Jam

2 Comments leave one →
  1. January 24, 2011 22:28

    Oh, I love a good, simple, peanut butter cookie!

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