Sunday, March 16, 2008

Peanut Butter Cookies

Source: The New Basics Cookbook

1 stick butter, softened
½ cup peanut butter
¾ cup (packed) light brown sugar
2 TB maple syrup
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1 ½ cups flour
¾ tsp baking soda
½ cup chopped peanuts (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 375
2. In large bowl, mix butter, peanut butter, & brown sugar until smooth; mix in maple syrup, egg & vanilla
3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, & optional peanuts; slowing fold into other mixture & stir well
4. Drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls on greased baking sheets; press down with a fork; bake about 8 minutes (makes 2 dozen)

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