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Criss-Cross Peanut Butter Cookies

Criss-Cross Peanut Butter CookiesRecipe courtesy of Virginia-Carolina Peanut Promotions.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine butter, peanut butter, sugars, vanilla extract and egg, beating until light and fluffy.
  2. Combine dry ingredients and add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly.
  3. Shape into 1-inch balls and place about 2-inches apart on a baking sheet. Flatten with fork tines in a criss cross pattern.
  4. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Makes 48 cookies.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Virginia-Carolina Peanut Promotions.