Peanut Butter Cookies

Best Organic Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

While sitting at home, you may encounter the spontaneous urge to make delicious peanut butter cookies. Yes, I am talking about a serious crave that most of us fall victim to. This is an urgent matter, and this void needs to be filled immediately.

What do you do in this case? Search for the best peanut butter cookie recipe tucked away underneath all the magazines on the kitchen counter. Rustling through each one and getting closer to the end of the pile. After the attempt, and having the kitchen table scattered with last year’s issues of partly read magazines it becomes clear that the recipe is on top of the fridge. While reading the ingredients the sudden realization is “I only have peanut butter, sugar, and eggs”. At this point quitting seems to be a viable plan. As with any craving that's intense as third-world hunger, you reconsider and gather the remaining ingredients in the quickest fashion possible. The list reads:

  • 1 cup organic salted butter
  • 1 cup organic Crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 ½ cups organic non-bleached sugar
  • 2 organic free-roam eggs
  • 2 ½ cups un-bleached white flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon organic sea salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

After coming home from your shopping expedition and reading the instructions carefully, you follow the recipe verbatim. The instructions read: First, begin by thoroughly beating 2 eggs until evenly mixed. In a separate bowl combine 1-cup peanut butter, 1-cup butter and 1 ½ cup of sugar and mix in the egg. After combining the ingredients, whisk until you have an even consistancy.

Second, in another bowl sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt. Stir into your previous batter. The remainder of this instruction requires leaving the batter in the refrigerator for 60 minutes! Complying so the batch can be as decadent as possible, you  cover the batter with cellophane and place it in the fridge and set a timer for 1 hour. Contemplating what to do for 60 minutes, choosing to browse YouTube and watching hilarious dog videos sound like a great option. In the middle of the cutest dog performing acrobatics, the alarm is buzzes frantically. The batter is finally ready and cookies are to be made! Immediately pausing the video because you want to watch it later, remove batter from the fridge and continue with the instructions.

Third, Roll batter into 1-inch balls and place on baking sheet(s). Flatten with a fork adding texture and appeal. Fourth, pre-heat the oven for 5 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 Celsius), bake cookies for 10 minutes or until they begin to brown. Be sure to keep a careful eye on the delicate creations to ensure quality product.

Fifth remove from oven and allow 10 minutes for cooling. The suspense becomes dreadful after ten minutes and the smells become entrancing, submitting you to discover the best peanut butter cookies you ever had the privilege of tasting.