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How do you make simple peanut butter cookies?

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One way to make simple peanut butter cookies is by following the Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever recipe. It's so easy that kids can help too.

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How do you make simple peanut butter cookies?
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First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a cookie sheet. In a medium-size bowl, stir together 2 cups of peanut butter and 2 cups of white sugar until smooth. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, then stir in 2 teaspoons of baking soda, a pinch of salt and a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet, 2 inches apart. Press a criss-cross into the top of the cookies by using the back of a fork.

Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes. When they are done, allow them to cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to finish cooling completely.

Between the 30-minute prep time and a 10-minute bake time, the cookies are ready in 45 minutes. This recipe makes 3 dozen cookies.

Tip: to make this process even simpler, aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, help cookies bake evenly and make clean up quicker and easier. Rather than greasing a cookie sheet, lay foil on top of an ungreased cookie sheet, and proceed as per the recipe.

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