In today's day and age, peanut butter cookies are oft forgotten. I'd say the big reason is that a solid 99% of kids are allergic to peanuts today. Kidding, of course - but peanuts seem to be an extremely prevalent (and sometimes severe) food allergy today. Some kids in my school are so allergic that if they are in the mere presence of the legume they will react negatively.
That's my theory as to why peanut butter cookies (almost) never show up on cookie platters or trays. However, in a sort of reverse-hipster way, I liked peanut butter cookies AFTER they most of their popularity.
2 sticks butter
2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup peanut butter (I used Read More »from The Forgotten Cookie