Buttery Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift together the flour and baking soda, set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream the granulated sugar and brown sugar with the butter.
  4. Stir in the eggs, one at a time, then the vanilla extract and peanut butter.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and stir until combined.
  6. Finally, stir in the nuts.
  7. Drop by heaping teaspoonsful onto cookie sheets.
  8. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  9. Cool on wire racks.

Makes 3 to 4 dozen.

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