Peanut Butter Cookies

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Makes 2 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and the brown sugar until mixture is light and fluffy.

Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda. Add to the butter-sugar mixture, a small amount at a time.

Stir in the peanut butter and vanilla; mix well. Drop teaspoonfuls of batter 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes or until cookies are done.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 4006

nutrition information per serving

222 calories; 14g total fat; 38mg cholesterol; 160mg sodium; 22g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 4g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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