Saturday, December 6, 2008

easy peanut butter cookies!

I am in the process of baking all my cookies for my mom's annual Cookie Exchange! We make a dozen individually wrapped cookies for each person that is attending the party, and it always proves to be such a fun time!! So I thought I would share the easiest and the yummiest recipe for peanut butter cookies that I will be using this year.. photos of the wrapped cookies will be posted next week! :) Enjoy your weekend!! xo!

Peanut Butter Cookies

1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 cup peanut butter (crunchy or smooth)

Combine sugar and egg in mixing bowl, stirring till smooth. Add peanut butter and mix in thoroughly.
Roll into walnut-sized balls.
Place the balls on ungreased cookie sheets at least 2" apart.
Flatten with the tines of a fork.
Turn 90 degrees and use fork again to create cross hatches.
Bake 10 minutes at 375F (or till done). Let cool in pan for 1 minute before removing to cooling rack.


Malissa said...

I cook alot from scratch, but who says it has to be complicated?! I will definitely be trying these super easy PB cookies, they look so yummy! I participated in an online cookie/treat swap on yesterdays post on my blog if you would like to try another super easy treat.(your kid(s) will love to make this one with you! Mine does.

mysteryhistorymom said...

Guess what I will be making- after my time on the elliptical- lol! Thanks so much for sharing, Sweetie! Lori

little wash wash said...

Stick a hershey kiss in the cookies when they come out of the oven and mmmmmmmmm!! I'm in heaven!! I may just have to go make some now.

Cecilia said...

It's been a long time since I was here! What a great recipe! I want to try it!

ladydi said...

Wow! No butter, no flour no baking soda - what a super easy recipe - I can't wait to try it.

Claudie said...

Could this be any easier? I think not. I'm doing up a batch tomorrow.
Thanks so much
Claudie from Canada

Claudie said...

I was so excited I spelled Yummy wrong.

Christine said...

i just sent someone to the store to get eggs... hehe... i'm craving peanut butter cookies now!!

hope you are doing great... thinking about ya and sending lots of hugs your way!!


Beverly said...

A cookie exchange sounds like so much fun. And, I love peanut butter cookies. Yummo!

Devin said...

Awesome & creative blog! I don't know if it's because it is morning and I'm hungry but suddenly I'm drooling for peanut butter cookies! I am going to have to try out your recipe tonight. Thx for sharing :)

Suzanne said...

that is my ALL TIME favorite pb cookie recipe! I love making it!!

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