Peanut Butter Cookies

1
Krystal McDow

By
@kmcdow

Got this from another website.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
40
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    peanut butter (smooth or chunky)
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    chopped peanuts or chocolate chips (optional)

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C) and place rack in center of oven. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In the bowl of your electric mixer (or with a hand mixer), beat the butter and sugars until light and fluffy (about 2 - 3 minutes). Beat in the peanut butter. Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat to combine. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to the peanut butter mixture and beat until incorporated. Fold in the chopped peanuts, if using. (If the batter is too soft to form into balls, place in the refrigerator for about an hour or until firm).
  3. Roll the batter into 1 inch (2.5 cm) balls. Transfer the cookies to the prepared baking sheet, placing about 2 inches (5 cm) apart. Then, using the tines of the fork that has been dipped in white granulated sugar, make a crisscross pattern.
  4. Bake the cookies for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned around the edges. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool. Can be stored at room temperature, in an airtight container, for about a week. Freeze for longer storage.

Printable Recipe Card

About Peanut Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




Leave a Comment

16 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

16 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Because who doesn't love ooey, gooey, yummy, delicious, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip cookies?! Here are some of the best recipes we know for your favorite cookie!

Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

An easy and versatile cake mix cookies recipe that will become your go-to cookie recipe! Click here for the Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies recipe!

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you love fudge, then you're going to fudgin love these recipes!