Friday, 10 June 2011

Food Friday: Classic Peanut Butter Cookies





My kids (and Terry!) absolutely love these peanut butter cookies. Actually, come to think of it, I think my dad really loves these ones too. They are a classic. So soft and chewy in the centre. Yummy Num!

Ingredients:
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
- 1/2 cup margarine
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

2. In large bowl with mixer at medium speed, beat peanut butter and margarine until smooth. Beat in sugars until blended. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add flour mixture and beat until well blended.

3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten with fork making a fork mark in the top.

4. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven, cool completely on wire rack. Store in tightly covered container.


Terrible flashy pictures of my kids enjoying these wonderful peanut butter cookies.

Super delicious!

If your kids don't have any severe allergies to peanuts, these cookies are delicious and a wonderful snack. Just remember to eat them at home! There are some strict rules against bringing anything peanut-ish to schools these days.

Enjoy!

3 comments:

Heartfelt Yarn Wreaths said...

Um, these look so delightful!

Totally going to try these.

I loooove peanut butter.

Jennie said...

My mum (born in the USA) used to make peanut butter cookies for us. I'm so trying these!

Jennie said...

I spotted a mistake in the recipe - you say to 'store' them when clearly you mean 'eat'. Or possibly 'gobble' or 'wolf'!