Peanut butter cookies

By Hope Malau
23 December 2014

The perfect nibbles for a cup of tea.

Makes 30 Preparation time: 10 min Baking time: 8 min

750 ml (3 c) flour

2,5 ml (½ t) baking powder

220 g butter, softened

250 ml (1 cup) sugar

2 eggs

10 ml (2 t) vanilla essence

250 ml (1 c) peanut butter

Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking sheet with baking paper.

1. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl and set aside. In a separate bowl, beat together the softened butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.

2. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix well. Slowly add the flour mixture, beating until well combined and a soft dough forms. Beat in the peanut butter.

3. Remove the dough, divide in half and place each half between two sheets of baking paper. Roll out each half to 5 mm thickness. Use a round cutter to cut out circles.

4. Place the biscuits on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes or until golden.

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