Peanut Butter Cookies

Here’s what you need: 

2 1/3 cups white sugar

1 cup butter – room temperature

1  16 oz. jar creamy peanut butter

2 eggs

2 1/4 cups flour – sifted

1 ½  tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. baking powder

½  tsp. salt

Here’s how: 

1.  Cream the butter and sugar for 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time then add the peanut butter. Mix together the dry ingredients – flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir into the sugar butter mixture.

2. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate at least 3 hours.

3. Preheat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern with a fork. Bake until light brown, 15 minutes. For chewier cookies, bake at 300°F for 20 minutes. Let it cool on baking sheets for a minute; transfer to rack to cool completely.

Makes 65 cookies. Using small ice cream scoop


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