Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Peanut Butter Cookies

Here's a yummy peanut butter cookie recipe for all you peanut butter lovers. Make it even better by adding Reese's Pieces!

Peanut Butter Cookies
adapted from bakingblonde.wordpress.com
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup butter OR butter flavor Crisco
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup Reese’s Pieces (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar, sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add in the egg, vanilla, and peanut butter. Continue mixing until incorporated.
3. Slowly add the flour, salt and baking soda. Mix until combined. Stir in Reese’s Pieces, if desired.
4. Using large scoop (about 3 TBSPs) drop dough onto cookie sheet, leaving about 3 inches in between. Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until golden.

I can fit 8 cookies this size on one large cookie sheet, and this recipe makes 16 cookies. You can always make smaller ones, just cut down the baking time.