Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

This peanut butter cookie recipe will make just good, old fashion, the way they used to be made peanut butter cookies.

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened
3 large eggs
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Cookie sheet

Step 1: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, blend sugars using electric mixer set at medium speed.
Step 4: Add butter and mix to form a grainy paste.
Step 5: Add eggs, peanut butter, and vanilla extract, mix at medium speed until light and fluffy.
Step 6: Add the flour mixture and mix at low speed until just mixed.
Step 7: drop by rounded teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet, 1 1/2 inches apart.
Step 8: Bake for 18-22 minutes until cookies are slightly browned along edges.
Step 9: Transfer cookies immediately to a cool flat surface.

Makes 40 cookies.