Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies


Makes about 4 dozen


1/2 cup butter

1 cup peanut butter

3/4 cup white sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1 tablespoon milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/4 cup flour

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt


1) In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter and peanut butter until well combined.  Add sugars and beat until fluffy.  Add egg, milk, and vanilla extract and mix until smooth.  

2) Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and mix just until blended.  Shape dough into about 1-inch balls and place in an ungreased cookie sheet.  

3) Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes until just beginning to golden.  Do not over bake.  Let cookies cool on baking sheet for at least 3 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.  Store in an airtight container at room temperature.  Enjoy!