Peanut Butter Cookies

Absolutely! Here’s a classic recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies:

Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream Butter and Sugars:
    • In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add Peanut Butter, Egg, and Vanilla:
    • Mix in the peanut butter until well combined. Add the egg and vanilla extract, and beat until smooth.
  4. Combine Dry Ingredients:
    • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Mix Wet and Dry Ingredients:
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the peanut butter mixture. Mix until a dough forms.
  6. Form Cookie Dough Balls:
    • Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place them on the prepared baking sheets, leaving space between each cookie.
  7. Create Crisscross Pattern:
    • Use a fork to gently press down on each cookie ball in a crisscross pattern to slightly flatten the cookies.
  8. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  9. Cool and Serve:
    • Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.


This recipe makes approximately 24 cookies.

Nutritional Information (per cookie):

  • Calories: 120
  • Total Fat: 6g
    • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 100mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 15g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1g
    • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 2g

Enjoy these classic Peanut Butter Cookies—crisp at the edges, chewy in the center, and filled with delicious peanut butter flavor!

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