The Best Peanut Butter Cookies…confirmed by me

I will admit that when I saw name of these cookies I thought “Whoa, that name sets some high expectations.” Expectations succeeded. My sister-in-law Kristy just came to visit and we finished a huge bag of peanut butter M&Ms pretty much by ourselves in no time at all. Her husband affectionately calls her “The Peanut Butter Princess” so when she posted these cookies from Baking Blonde on her own blog “Sweet Treats and More”, I knew they would be good.

 

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup + 2 TBS peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 TBS milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter chips
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips (I added more...I think Reeses Pieces would be good here too)
  • 3/4 cup Sugar (for rolling dough balls, may need more or less)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.Line baking sheets with parchment paper.In a large mixing bowl, cream together the peanut butter, butter. Once combined beat in the white sugar, and brown sugar until well blended. Beat in the egg, milk, and vanilla.In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gently add to creamed mixture and mix until almost combined. Fold in chocolate and peanut butter chips. Chill dough for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Gently roll the dough balls into sugar and place dough balls on parchment lined baking sheets. Carefully press each ball with fork tines to create a criss-cross pattern. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheets for 5-10 minutes until sturdy enough to be transferred to a wire rack to cool completely. *These are delicate cookies but so moist.
  3. ***chill dough at least 20 minutes before baking & keep extra dough chilled while other cookies are baking!

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Comments

  1. OOHHH, you just made my day!!
    So happy you enjoyed them and am happy to visit your blog, it’s great!

  2. mmm looks good! You should try them with Reese’s Pieces instead of the chips if you haven’t before! That is my ultimate fav :) Love your blog…lots of yummo food!

  3. I love your blog…I check every day to see if you’ve posted something new. I tried these cookies today because I was CRAVING some type of cookie and these sounded divine. Oh my goodness! They are so soft and yummy! I had to make some without chocolate chips because my husband doesn’t like chocolate, but they are still amazing! Thanks!

  4. Hi everyone, thanx a lot for this blog ….. This wqas what I was looking for.

  5. Your blog is fantastic! :D
    Thanks for the share. Been looking for a good peanut butter cookie recipe for a ages!

  6. These cookies rock! They really are the best ever. I put them on my blog. I should probably just change my blog name to “The blog about the blog The Girl Who Ate Everything.” I just can’t help myself you have so much good stuff. http://thefoodcharlatan.wordpress.com/2011/12/02/the-best-peanut-butter-cookies/

  7. Lovely recipe. I had to try it today – a it turned yum!. Thank you for sharing – . This is how it looks http://friskycook.blogspot.in/2012/09/peanut-butter-cookies.html, all thanks to you.

  8. Made these last night. My 4 year old daughter helped me, we had such a great time. We used chocolate chips and mini reeses pieces (that’s what we had on hand). These are SO SO good. Great flavor, super soft, absolutely delicious!
    I just recently found your blog through pinterest, and I LOVE it. Every one of your recipes look amazingly good. I may have a new goal of trying them all!
    Thanks for sharing. Good luck with the upcoming birth! Can’t wait to see pictures.