Recipe – Peanut Butter Cookies

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Prep Time: 40 Minutes

Cook Time: 10-15 Minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour or plain flour: 1 cup
  • Peanut Butter: 1 cup
  • Powdered Sugar: ½ cup
  • Milk: ¼ cup
  • Butter: 2 tablespoons
  • Salt: 2 tablespoons
  • Baking powder: 1 teaspoon

Method

  • Sieve all the dry ingredients, flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Mix well and keep aside.
  • In a bowl, add peanut butter and butter. Mix well for 3-4 minutes until creamy.
  • Add milk and mix again for 2-3 minutes. You may use a spoon or hand mixer.
  • Add the dry ingredients little at a time and fold. Using hand make a stiff dough.
  • Cover the dough and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll into balls.
  • Roll each ball into 2-inch diameter circle.
  • Or else, you can roll the dough into a large circle and use a cookie cutter to cut them into circles.
  • Arrange the dough circles on a greased baking sheet and prick them evenly with a fork, to prevent them from puffing while in the oven.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C. Bake the cookies for about 10-15 minutes or till it turns golden brown.
  • Remove the cookies out of the oven and serve hot. Or, allow them to cool completely and store the cookies in an airtight container.

Cook’s Note:

  • You may add 1/4 cup of chocolate chips in the dough.
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