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Basic peanut butter cookies

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Why I Love This Recipe

No matter how many recipes I try, I always come back to this one for peanut butter cookies.

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 c butter, softened
1/2 c peanut butter
2 T milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 3/4 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt


Oven @ 375

1. Cream butter & sugars

2. Add peanut butter, milk, vanilla & egg. Beat well.

3. Add flour, baking soda & salt. Beat well.

4. Roll 1” balls

5. Flatten by using fork dipped in sugar to make criss-cross pattern

6. Bake 10-12 min

Yields 3-4 dozen

Variation: roll balls in sugar & top with unwrapped Hershey's Kiss pressed into the center. This is called a "peanut butter blossom."

Questions, Comments & Reviews

these are really good, I added choc. chips, peanut butter chips and subbed the egg for 1/4 c. sour cream (out of eggs, ooops!) they were really tastey!

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