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Summer Fun Activities on a Budget | Homemade Cookies

This Peanut Butter Cookie recipe has been slightly adapted from my Kitchen Aide cookbook.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: dessert
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 30
Calories: 132kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Butter or Margarine Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/4 Cups All- Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Reese's Pieces Mini's (optional but highly suggested)

Instructions

  • Place peanut butter and butter in mixer bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater to mixer. Turn to Speed 6 and beat about 1 minute, or until mixture is smooth. Stop and scrape bowl. Add sugars, egg, and vanilla. Turn to Speed 4 and beat about 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl.
  • Turn to Stir Speed. Gradually add all remaining ingredients to sugar mixture and mix about 30 seconds. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 30 seconds.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press flat with fork to criss-cross pattern to 1/4-inch thickness, if your not adding Reese's Pieces to the top.
  • Place peanut butter and butter in mixer bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater to mixer. Turn to Speed 6 and beat about 1 minute, or until mixture is smooth. Stop and scrape bowl. Add sugars, egg, and vanilla. Turn to Speed 4 and beat about 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl.
  • Turn to Stir Speed. Gradually add all remaining ingredients to sugar mixture and mix about 30 seconds. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 30 seconds.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press flat with fork to criss-cross pattern to 1/4-inch thickness, if your not adding Reese's Pieces to the top.

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 102IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg