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Peanut Butter Cookies

 Published 2010-Dec-29   Updated 2018-Mar-13

- Submitted by Dahlia

Recipe For Peanut Butter Cookies


  • All Purpose Flour - 1.5 cups
  • Peanut Butter (Crunchy) - 1 cup
  • Butter (room temperature) - 1 stick (1/2 cup)
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Brown Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Egg - 1
  • Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch


  1. Take the butter, peanut butter, white sugar and brown sugar and mix together for a few minutes till everything is blended well.
  2. Add the egg and vanilla essence and mix till you have a creamy mixture.
  3. Add the all purpose flour and mix.
  4. The dough would be very sticky at this stage. Refrigerate it for at least 1 hour before making cookies.
  5. Make small key lime sized dough balls and flatten it slightly.
  6. Make a crisscross pattern with the back of a fork dipped in sugar.
  7. Place on an un-greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 10-12 minutes until the cookies become golden brown.
  8. Remove gently from the cookie sheet and cool completely before serving.

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Person   ()
is there any optional for brown sugar? is it available in supermarkets?
Person   ()
You can find brown sugar in supermarkets. If you can't find, substitute with Indian jaggery (Vellam, Gud) but the taste will be slightly different.

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