How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies: A Step-by-Step Guide
Peanut butter cookies are a classic American treat that are easy to make and sure to please. With a few simple ingredients, you can make delicious peanut butter cookies that everyone will love. Here’s how:
- 1 cup of creamy peanut butter
- 1 cup of white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Step 1: Preheat the oven
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
Step 2: Mix the ingredients
In a medium bowl, mix together the peanut butter, sugar, egg, baking soda, and vanilla extract until it is well blended. The mixture should be thick and sticky.
Step 3: Roll and flatten the dough
Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place them on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten each ball with a fork, making a criss-cross pattern.
Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until they are golden brown. Allow the cookies to cool before serving. Enjoy!
Tips and Tricks
- For extra flavor, add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the dough before baking.
- If the dough is too sticky, add a bit more sugar or peanut butter.
- You can also add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon for an extra kick.