Peanut Butter Cookies

1 Cup Softened Butter
1/2 Cup Sugar
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Large Eggs
2 Tsp Vanilla
1 Cup Peanut Butter
3 Cups Flour
1 Tsp Baking Powder
1 Tsp Baking Soda
1/2 Tsp Salt

Cream butter and sugars until smooth. Add in eggs and vanilla. Mix until smooth. Add in peanut butter.. again until smooth.

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Slowly mix into creamy mixture until fully combined and smooth. Should be a smooth sticky batter. Cover air tight and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 180° C. Roll cold dough into balls and press with a fork if you want the cross hatching on top.

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Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until slightly browned on the edges. The middle may look under cooked, but that’s what is going to give a nice soft cookie later.

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Peanut Butter

Homemade Peanut Butter (חמאת בוטנים הביתי)

Peanuts
Salt
Honey

This is so easy.. I mean SO easy. It’s crazy how easy it is.

Start with roasted peanuts (salted, unsalted, honey roasted, whatevs). If you only have raw, roast your own in the oven.

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Add peanuts and a pinch of salt to a food processor. Blend! At first its just ground peanuts.

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Then becomes more fine. Blend more!

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Then it becomes a bit pasty. Blend more!

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Keep it up until is the consistency you like. Also you can add honey at this point.

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I don’t think I’ll every buy peanut butter again!