Delicate Peanut Butter Cookies

If you are a peanut butter lover and you have been scouring the web for cookies to bake this holiday – look no further, these cookies are definitely the ones to try this festive season.  It is a simple recipe that the kids would also enjoy putting together – and has easy methods to bake the perfect peanut butter cookie.

When I say these cookies are delicate – believe me when I say – they will literally crumble in your mouth.  The most decadent cookie with loads of peanut butter, soft flaky and crumbly freshness… it almost feels like you just gulped a whole tablespoon of peanut butter and indulging in a creamy and sticky treat.

Peanut Butter Cookies

I used crunchy peanut butter for my recipe, and was a little disappointed when I saw that the actual peanuts just disintegrated during the baking process.  I would suggest that you add a half a cup or so chopped peanuts and add that to your batter. Jummm…

Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease a few baking sheets.

Peanut Butter Cookies

 
 
 
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Delicate Peanut Butter Cookies
The most decadent cookie with loads of peanut butter, soft flaky and crumbly freshness.
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Prep Time 1.10 hours, including refrigeration time
Cook Time 15 min
Servings
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Ingredients
Prep Time 1.10 hours, including refrigeration time
Cook Time 15 min
Servings
dozen
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Sift the flour and baking powder in a large mixing bowl, add the egg, peanut butter, peanuts and salt and mix together.
  2. In an electric mixer or with a hand mixer beat the butter, vanilla essence and sugars until creamy and add this to the flour mixture, and mix until incorporated.
  3. NOW – again – like so many times before – I am thinking that it is impossible to do anything with this messy dough as it was very sticky and wet. I was tempted to add more flour, but after a rest in the fridge it rolled into beautiful delicate little balls of dough.
  4. After resting in the fridge for an hour or so, roll into desired balls and arrange on a greased baking sheet, press down lightly with a fork or fingers.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius, checking that it doesn’t go too dark closer to the end.
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