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Yes, you’re going to have to make these peanut butter cookies at home before your picnic but believe me, they’re worth it! Make sure you bake enough of these to fill your picnic basket because they’re going to go fast.


  1. 1/2 cup butter, softened
  2. 1/2 cup peanut butter
  3. 1/2 cup sugar
  4. 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  5. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  6. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1 large egg
  8. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  9. 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  10. granulated sugar


In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and peanut butter on high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, sugar, baking powder and baking soda. Mix until completely combined and scrape the sides of the bowl occasionally. Beat in the egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer and stir in the rest. Cover and chill the dough until it’s easy to handle. This will take about one hour.

Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll the balls in the granulated sugar and place them two inches apart on an un-greased cookie sheet. Flatten the dough balls by using a fork to make a crisscross pattern on the cookies. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 7 to 9 minutes or until bottoms are lightly brown. Cool the cookies on a wire rack. When they’re cool, put them in your picnic basket and you’ll be ready to go! I hope you like these cookies as much as I do.


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