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2020 Mothers Day Recipe Idea: Grandmothers Peanut Butter Cookies

Apr 30, 2020

Western Lifestyle

Looking for a treat to surprise your mom with this year for her special day? We’ve got you covered! Grandmother’s Peanut Butter Cookies will be a hit for the whole family! The best part? They’re quick and easy!


3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 cups peanut butter
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Let’s Bake!

Sift the flour, baking soda, and baking powder together. Combine the melted butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar in a large bowl and mix well. Add the peanut butter, eggs, and vanilla and mix well. Add the dry ingredients gradually and mix well. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork, making a crisscross pattern. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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