Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Preheat oven to 300 F.  This recipe will make approx. 3 dozen cookies

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  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 sticks butter (1 cup) – room temperature
  • 3 whole eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Optional items:  1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp ginger, 1/4 tsp hazelnut syrup
  1. Combine the first 3 ingredients in small bowl. If using cinnamon/ginger, mix into dry ingredients.
  2. Blend the 2 sugars together then add the butter and beat until creamy.
  3. Add eggs to the sugar mixture and blend.
  4. Add the peanut butter and vanilla (and hazelnut syrup if using).  Mix until fluffy.
  5. Gradually add into the sugar/peanut butter mix, the dry (flour) ingredients. and mix just until well blended.
  6. Drop on ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Dip a fork into cold water and make a criss-cross pattern on the cookie while pressing down slightly
  8. Bake approximately 25 minutes.
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