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Old-Fashioned Peanut Cookies


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Serves 3 Dozen Cookies | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 12 minutes

Ingredients

1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup peanut butter, crunchy or creamy
1 cup brown sugar
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
2 large eggs
2 cups flour
1 cup salted peanuts, ground


Preheat the oven to 350 F


Lightly grease (or line with parchment) two baking sheets


In a large bowl, cream the together the butter, peanut butter, sugar, baking powder, vanilla, and salt


Beat in the eggs


Stir in the flour and peanuts


Drop the dough by the tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets


Bake the cookies for 12 minutes or until they are set and lightly browned


Remove them from the oven


Transfer to a rack to cool


Pairs Well With


Notes

The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion

Made with peanuts, as well as peanut butter, these cookies bake into tall,

gently crunchy mounds

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