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Easy Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Author Jacqueline


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 3/4 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 c sugar


  • In the bowl of a stand mixture, cream together the butter, peanut butter, and sugars.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, then mix in vanilla.
  • Sprinkle the baking powder and baking soda over and mix in thoroughly.
  • Stir in the flour until the batter is evenly combined. Chill the dough for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 and spray cookie sheets with nonstick spray. Pour the 3/4 cup sugar Into a wide bowl or dinner plate.
  • Roll the dough into 1" balls, roll in sugar, place on cookie sheet 1/2-2" apart. Flatten each one slightly using a fork, making a criss-cross on the top.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on wire rack.