Happy Holidays to all....... Enjoy!!!!!
Peanut butter cookies is my favorite type of cookies. But each time I bake them, I used to be worried very much about the calorie in them. So i have tried many low calorie version, they come out pretty good. But traditional peanut butter cookies is something special for holidays. Will try to post the low calorie version of them soon.
I made this cookies for my fried kind at my place. All of them enjoy it so much and I was running out of cookies.... Another great thing about this cookies is that, they can freeze very well for a month. They can be turned into peanut butter and jelly cookie sandwiches in a flash....
So this Peanut butter cookies is going for 2 events, Sharmi of Neivedyam is hosting this sweet event Holiday Cookie Baking. Jz of Tasty Treats is hosting another cute event Santa's Holiday Challenge. All the best U guys for hosting such interesting events....
All purpose flour - 2 cups
Unsalted butter, room temperature - 3/4 cup
Peanut butter - 3/4 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Light brown sugar - 1/2 cup tightly packed
Large egg - 1
Baking soda - 1/2 teaspoon
Vanilla extract - 1 teaspoon
Salt - 1/4 teaspoon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
In the large bowl cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy for 5 minutes in a mixer. Beat in the peanut butter.
Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat till combine. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
Slowly add the flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture in small batches until all the flour is combined into the wet ingredients. Add to the peanut butter mixture and beat until incorporated. Fold in the chopped peanuts, if using. (If the batter is too soft to
Refrigerator the dough for about an hour.
Form small balls out of the dough, place it on the prepared baking sheet. Leave enough space in between as the cookies will expand while baking.
Now take a fork, dip it in white granulated sugar, make a crisscross pattern.
Bake the cookies for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned around the edges. Cool and enjoy....
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