Pernut Butter Cookies Recipe

September 2, 2011

Ingredients:
2 1/2 cup all-purpose Flour
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 lb Salted Butter (softened)
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Peanuts (roasted, salted and ground in food processor)
1 cup Brown Sugar (packed)
1 cup Sugar (granulated)
1 cup extra-crunchy Peanut Butter
2 large Eggs
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
How to make peanut butter cookies:
  • Arrange ovens rack to upper and lower-middle positions.
  • Cover two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together in a bowl and set it aside.
  • In a mixer, pour butter and run till butter becomes creamy.
  • Combine sugar and mix till softened, it will take about 3 minutes.
  • Beat in peanut butter till well incorporated, then eggs, one at a time, then vanilla.
  • Gently stir dry ingredients into peanut butter mixture
  • Combine ground peanuts; stir gently until just incorporated
  • Roll dough into 2″ balls.
  • Place balls on parchment-lined cookie sheets.
  • Leave 2 1/2 “ between each dough balls.
  • Press each dough ball twice with dinner fork dipped in cold water to make crisscross design.
  • Bake it in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  • Reverse position of cookie sheets halfway through baking time, until cookies are puffed and slightly brown along edges but not on top, 10 to 12 minutes
  • Let the cookies to cool for about 4-5 minutes on cookie sheet so that they are slightly set.
  • After they are slightly set, place on wire rack to make them cool completely.

 

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