Wednesday, 17 February 2016

How to make Peanut Butter Cookies

Hi everyone today i will be telling you how to make some Peanut Butter cookies These cookies are quick and easy to make and don't require many ingredients. This recipe will make 24 cookies and only takes 12-15 minutes to cook. If you like peanut Butter crunchy or smooth then you'll really like these cookies.

Ingredients you will need

  • 140g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 115g butter, at room temperature
  • 165g light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 265g crunchy peanut butter

Step 1- Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt and set aside.

Step 2-With an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Step 3-In another bowl, mix the egg and vanilla, then gradually beat into the butter mixture.

Step 4-Stir in the peanut butter and blend thoroughly. Stir in the dry ingredients. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until firm.

Step 5-Preheat the oven to 350oF/180oC/Gas mark 4. Grease 2 baking sheets.

Step 6- Spoon out rounded teaspoonful's of the dough and roll into balls.

Step 7- Place the balls on the prepared sheets and press flat with a fork into circles about 2 1/2 in 6c in diameter, making a criss-cross pattern. Bake until lightly coloured, 12-15 minutes. Transfer to a rack to cool.

Here is a variation of something else you could add to the cookies
Add 85g of peanuts, coarsely chopped, with the peanut butter. 

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