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I found this recipe on allrecipes and tweaked it just a tiny bit. It's the BEST peanut butter cookie recipe I've ever used. The cookies are super soft.

Makes 2 Dozen medium sized cookies. (I made mine a little smaller and got a little over 3 Dozen)


  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour


  • Combine margarine, peanut butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla. Blend together very well.
  • Add flour, baking soda and salt with mixer.
  • Chill dough 15 minutes in the refrigerator. Roll into balls by hand.
  • Place on sprayed cookie sheet.
  • Using a fork, press down the balls and create a criss cross pattern.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven until edges very lightly browning (about 7 to 10 minutes).
  • Don't overcook.
  • We store them in a plastic storage containers, and they stay soft!
  • NOTE: I changed the pb amount from 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup per suggestions in the review comments.

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