Friday, February 1, 2013

Valentine Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies


2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup butter
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
Sanding sugar
Dove heart chocolates or Hershey's kisses


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In large bowl with mixer at medium speed, cream together butter and peanut butter. 

Beat in sugars until blended. 

Add eggs and vanilla.

Add flour mixture, beat until well blended.

Chill dough for about 1 hour.

Shape dough into 1" balls, roll in sanding sugar and place 2" apart on ungreased or parchment lined baking sheet. (Do not flatten.)

Bake at 350 degrees for approx. 12 minutes. As soon as you remove them from the oven, place either a heart shaped chocolate or Hershey kiss in center of cookie. Press down lightly. Wait about 1 minute and remove to cooling rack to cool completely.

Yield: 6 dozen


  1. yummy.. and what a beautiful demo (:)

  2. Thank you for sharing this fun recipe! I cannot wait to surprise my kids with this one!!
    One likes PB and the other loves Dove Chocolate...and I love them both! Good for all!

  3. Very cute idea to add the Dove hearts. They look yummy.