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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

With only four ingredients, these cookies couldn't be easier for our son, Jacob, to help whip up. He thinks it's fun helping prepare meals and snacks.—Valerie Ellsworth, Belvidere, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    about 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream peanut butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Shape level tablespoonfuls into balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 16-18 minutes or until set. Cool for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 198 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
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