Peanut Butter Cookies

Yes, those same come-home-from-school treats your Mom used to make.

City Style and Living Winter 2022 Recipe Peanut Butter Cookies
/ K&S Media

Makes 24


2 ½ (625 ml) cups flour

1 teaspoon (5 ml) baking powder

1 teaspoon (5 ml) baking soda

½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt

1 cup (250 ml) butter, softened

1 cup (250 ml) smooth peanut butter

2 cups (500 ml) granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract


1.  Heat oven to 350°F (180 °C). Combine dry ingredients and set aside.

2.  Beat butter, peanut butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy.

3.  Add in eggs and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture a tablespoonful at a time, beating well after each addition.

4.  Place tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets. Flatten each, and use the tines of fork to impress.  Bake for 10-12 minutes.  Remove from oven and cool on a rack.

This original recipe first appeared in the Winter 2022/23 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.

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