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4.57 from 16 votes

Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Cookies
Author: Barbara Schieving

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Chunky peanut butter
  • Sugar in the raw

Instructions

  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  • Cream the butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer using the paddle attachment. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until combined. Add the peanut butter and continue beating on low speed. Add the dry ingredients and beat until just blended.
  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silpat. Form dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in Sugar In The Raw. Place balls on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Press down slightly with the palm of your hand.
  • Bake until rich golden brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a rack to cool.

Notes

slightly adapted from Martha Stewart