Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ¼ cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3eggs
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).


  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, combine flour, soda, and salt. Mix well with a wire whisk set aside.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, blend sugars, using an electric mixer set at medium speed. Add butter, and mix to form a grainy paste, scraping the sides of the bowl. Add eggs, peanut butter and vanilla and mix at medium speed until light and fluffy.

  • Step 4

    Add the flour mixture and mix at low speed until just mixed.

  • Step 5

    Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. With a wet fork gently press cookies in a crisscrossed pattern.Bake for 18-22 minutes or until slightly brown along edges.

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