Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter

  • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

Directions

  1. Cream butter, peanut butter, and sugars together in a bowl; beat in eggs.

  2. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; stir into butter mixture. Put dough in refrigerator for 1 hour.

  3. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and put on baking sheets. Flatten each ball with a fork, making a crisscross pattern. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F oven for about 10 minutes or until cookies begin to brown.

    an overhead view of a pile of classic peanut butter cookies
    Meredith Food Studio

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

252 Calories
14g Fat
30g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 252
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 209mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 5g
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 114mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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