Peanut Butter Cookies (regular and gluten free recipe)

Posted by on Thursday, April 10th, 2014

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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
  • 1/2 stick soft butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cup plain flour (Use Bob’s baking mix for gluten free version)
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Cream the sugars with the butters and shortening. Add the egg and vanilla.  Then add the flour, soda, baking powder and salt. Cover and chill until dough is firm enough to roll into 1 1/4 ” balls.  Roll balls in a bowl of sugar to coat.  Place on ungreased cookie sheet at least 3″ apart.  Use a fork to flatten cookies, making a criss cross design on each one.  Bake in preheated 375 degree oven 8-10 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Cool cookies 5 minutes before removing from pan.

Recipe is adapated from Betty Crocker.

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One Response to “Peanut Butter Cookies (regular and gluten free recipe)”

  1. carolinaheartstringson 22 Apr 2014 at 10:13 am 1

    Tara, these look terrific. Always looking for a new cookie recipe. Thanks for sharing this one.