Friday, February 18, 2011

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies......step-by-step.

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Remember that cookie book which I got from the roadside vendor and from which I made whole wheat chocolate chip cookies ...well that cookie book is indeed a treasure house of cookies....this peanut butter cookie is a traditional recipe and I made it last week.....peanut butter cookies are instantly recognizable by their criss cross marks (made by the tines of fork). This one is easy to make and not much effort if using an egg beater.

I had some crunchy peanut butter so I made with that and loved the crunchiness in every bite was rather easy to make and the dough did not spread out much while turned out to be just perfect...I mean I tried it for the first time and it came out peeerfect!! and that's wonderful right??? I mean I am naturally hooked to anything which turns out perfect at the very first try.... girls its your turn lets get baking!!!.

Source: The cookie book, Wisconsin Energy Company.
I haved the ingredients.
Butter/Margarine: 1 cup.
Granulated sugar: 1 cup.
Packed brown sugar: 1 cup.
Peanut butter: 1 cup (I used crunchy peanut butter).
Eggs: 2.
Sifted all-purpose flour: 2 1/2 cups.
Baking soda: 2 tsp.
Salt: 1/2 tsp.

1. In a bowl put in butter, sugars, and peanut butter and cream them.

2. Put in the egg to the creamed butter mix and cream again..

3. Add the flour, salt, and baking soda and mix again.

4. Knead it into a smooth dough with your hand (because I used crunchy peanut butter you can see small bits of peanuts in the dough).

5. Shape into small balls and flatten them with the tines of fork and place them on a greased cookie sheet and bake them for 15 to 20 min....see I told you it is EASY!!!

Cool and store in air tight containers.


Linking to Fat Camp Friday.


  1. Looks delightful Nisa..;) Love the design on top!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. I am tempted to make them just now but duty calls.Bookmarked.

  3. Peanut Butter Cookies look too yummy and delicious. Love to munch a few of those.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. WOW the cookies are looking so delicious..yummy.

  5. wooo..hoo.. crunchy and crispy... As usual ur pics are amazing...

  6. Peanut butter cookies are delicious and crunchy...

  7. Crispy and delicious,looks so inviting.

  8. Nisa regarding ur q"n about brown rice, they arent matta rice, its completely different, do check here for more details about brown rice..

    Hope this helps u..


  9. wow what a perfect cookies... love it...

  10. The cookies looks fantastic. Superb!!! :)

  11. these cookies are so oldies but always goodies. I can easily say are my husband's favorite cookie and yours Nisa, look so good, even better than the one in the book. Looking forward to more delicious treats.
    have a wonderful weekend

  12. woooww crunchy cookies .. warm and crispy.. love it.. nice picture representation..

  13. HI Nisa,

    Thanks for stopping by blog. These cookies looks crunchy and delicious. I like grid effect with forks.

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  14. love taste of peanut butter in cookies..came out perfect

  15. peanut butter cookies looks just perfect

  16. Cookies looks crunchy and yummy .Sounds healthy also

  17. baking powder or baking soda???

  18. Hi Anonymous oops!! its baking soda...thanks for pointing it out and visiting my space.

  19. What do you put the oven on, 350?


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