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Moist and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"A little less fat than regular peanut butter cookies."
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Ingredients

servings 154 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Mix margarine, peanut butter, sugar and egg. Stir in baking powder, baking soda, salt and flour.
  2. Chill dough for several hours or overnight.
  3. Roll dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten crisscross style with a fork dipped in flour or sugar.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 154 calories; 5.3 g fat; 23.7 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g protein; 10 mg cholesterol; 176 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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very moist and chewy! But this does need changes...This recipe calls for alot of sugar to replace the taste lost in the low fat PB and margarine. If you're using regular Margarine and PB, 3/4 (b...

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More like 3 1/2 stars as I had to make a decent amount of adjustments. For one this recipe used far too little peanut butter! I used the called for amount and tasted the batter and barely tasted...

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very moist and chewy! But this does need changes...This recipe calls for alot of sugar to replace the taste lost in the low fat PB and margarine. If you're using regular Margarine and PB, 3/4 (b...

My husband loves soft peanut butter cookies, and my old recipe was too crispy for him. This one was perfect, with some changes. I used equal parts of the sugar and brown sugar because I was almo...

These are unbelievably fantastic! They practically vanished overnight! I added chocolate chips and a teaspoon of vanilla. YUMMY! And super moist.

More like 3 1/2 stars as I had to make a decent amount of adjustments. For one this recipe used far too little peanut butter! I used the called for amount and tasted the batter and barely tasted...

This is the best peanut butter cookie recipe I've found yet! I rolled them out into bigger balls, refrained from flattening them, then pressed a Hershey's kiss into the middle of each one as so...

This turned out to be a really great cookie! I followed the recipe, but i did add alittle more PB like others had advised about 3/4 cup total. I also cooked them at about 350 which browned the t...

Unbelievable! My friends nicknamed these cookies a "Party in your mouth" cookies. They are excellent! I followed previous hint and added additional peanut butter.

I love them, my husband loves them, my friends love them, and my students love them! I make them at least once every two weeks. They are soooo easy and inexpensive to make.

This is the only PB cookie recipe you will ever need, it is that good! I added 1t. vanilla as some one else suggested. I used a small scoop to make little cookies and then put a pb frosting betw...