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Peanut Butter Cookies
Rich, simple and delicious peanut butter cookies
30 minutes,   24 cookies
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1 ¼ cups Flour
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Baking Soda
½ tsp Baking Powder
1 stick Butter - softened
1 cup Creamy peanut butter (room temperature)
1 cup Brown sugar, packed
1 ½ tsp Vanilla
1 Egg
1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2.  Line two cookie sheets with parchment
3.  Combine flour (1 1/4 cups, baking powder (1/2 tsp), baking soda (1/2 tsp) and salt (1/2 tsp) in a bowl
4.  In a mixer bowl (or a separate bowl if hand mixing), beat butter (1 stick), peanut butter (1 cup), vanilla (1 1/2 tsp), and brown sugar (1 cup) until creamy
5.  Add egg to butter/peanut butter bowl and mix until combined.
6.  Add flour mixture to butter/peanut butter bowl
7.  Mix gently by hand, just until combined. (Not over-working cookie dough is the secret to crumbly tender cookies)
8.  Drop loosly formed balls of dough (No need to make round balls with your hands) onto baking sheets, approx 1 1/2 inch each.
9.  Use a fork, press down on top of each ball in a criss-cross pattern
10.  Bake 12-15 minutes.  ©
11.  Allow to fully cool - they are fragile when warm.

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