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Bake Away on National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

Thursday, June 01, 2017 9:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

National Peanut Butter Cookie Day is on June 12th.  Get your kids involved in baking a special treat!

Best Ever Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 24 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 30

Serving Size: 1 cookie


  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 and ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper, if desired.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together the peanut butter, butter, sugar and brown sugar. Beat together until smooth & creamy best if using a stand mixer or hand mixer.

Add the egg and vanilla extract and continue to mix until well combined.

In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in the flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and mix until well combined.

Using a cookie dough scooper or making the dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in white granulated sugar if you desire and place on to baking sheet.

Using a fork, press down on each ball of dough to slightly flatten and creating a criss-cross pattern.

Bake for 8-9 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.

These keep well for a couple of days in an airtight container.

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