For The Peanut Butter Cookie Lover, Try Double Peanut Butter Cookies

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I have a friend that loves peanut butter cookies, I would love to find a recipe with extra peanut butter in it, any ideas?

For The Peanut Butter Cookie Lover, Try Double Peanut Butter Cookies

If you have a peanut butter cookie lover in your home, why not make a homemade batch of peanut butter cookies. This simple recipe for Double peanut butter cookies is double the flavor for peanut butter cookie fans.

Most of these ingredients can be found in your pantry, which makes it easy to create a quick batch of cookies without having to run to the market. Make sure to have all the cookie baking tools before you get started.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

The ingredients list for Double Peanut Butter Cookies includes:

¼ cup butter or margarine

½ cup shortening

½ cup peanut butter

½ cup granulated sugar

½ cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1-1/4 cups flour

¾ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

1 package peanut butter chips

When making this simple cookie recipe, use a large mixing bowl in which to cream together the margarine or butter, shortening, peanut butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and the egg, mixing until well combined. This is best done with an electric mixer but can be done by hand.

In a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Once the dry ingredients are well blended, begin to add slowly to the large bowl, mixing as you go. When the two separate bowls are fully combined, add the peanut butter chips.

Using a large soup spoon or cookie scoop, begin scooping out the mixture and shaping into 1” balls. Place onto a cookie-baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten with a fork dipped in sugar, making a criss-cross pattern. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cookies have set up; allow cookies to cool for a few minutes on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire cookie cooling rack.

Another great idea for flattening the Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies is to find a glass or other item that has a decorative bottom; often antique dessert glasses have decorated bottoms on their stands. Using this type of glass bottom will add a decorative top to you cookie. You can also try a cookie press to achieve the same basic idea. Be sure that whatever you use to flatten your cookie that you dip it into sugar first.

   

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