Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Jaclyn Palmer


This is a mash-up of several peanut butter cookie recipes (following several tasty experiments) with the spices and the sugar coating added as a twist.


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Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies.


  • 1 c
    butter (mostly melted)
  • 1 c
    creamy 100% peanut butter
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • ·
    granulated white sugar for rolling

How to Make Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cream butter, peanut butter and sugars together in a large bowl.
  3. Beat in eggs, egg yolks, honey and vanilla.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Gradually add the dry mixture to butter/sugar/egg mixture and mix on low speed.
  6. Roll cookie dough into 1 inch balls and roll balls in granulated sugar.
  7. Place balls on cookie sheets lined with parchment paper, and flatten each ball with a fork, making a crisscross pattern.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for about 9 minutes. Cookies should be golden.

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About Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

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

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