Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

  • 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar + more for topping
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs

Preheat oven to 375. Whisk first 5 ingredients together in large bowl. Stir or mix remaining ingredients together in medium bowl until fully combined. Add to large bowl and stir, mix, or incorporate with hands until proper consistency. Roll into balls of desired size, place on baking sheet or stone, and make criss-cross pattern with fork; sprinkle each with 1/2 pinch granulated sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes; cool on rack until able to handle. Makes 4-8 dozen.