Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are great to make when the baking cupboard is empty, but you need something to snack on! Added bonus is that this recipe only requires one egg, which in these times of rising eggs prices is a good thing!

  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350º, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars, then add egg, peanut butter, and vanilla. Chill dough for an hour.
  4. Scoop tablespoons of dough on baking sheet 2″ apart. Press down dough with the tines of a fork. Bake for 11 to 12 minutes, let cool on a wire rack, makes 3 dozen cookies.
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