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Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are buttery and tasty.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, cookies, desserts, recipes, sweet tooth
Servings: 44 cookies


  • stand mixer
  • measuring cups
  • medium bowl
  • cookie sheet


  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Butter softened
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1 1/4 Cup Flour


  • Pre-heat oven to 375°
  • In a medium bowl, whisk dry ingredients together (baking soda, salt, and flour).
  • Place peanut butter and butter in your mixing bowl with the paddle attachment. Beat on speed 6 for one minute. Stop and scrape the bowl.
  • Add in both sugars, egg, and vanilla to mixer and mix on speed 4 for one minute. Stop and scrape the bowl.
  • Put your mixer on stir speed and gradually add in the dry ingredients for 30 seconds.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. You can double the size of the balls for larger cookies.
  • Using a fork make a criss-cross pattern on top of the cookies to flatten the balls slightly.
  • *For 1 inch cookies- bake for 5 minutes in oven. Let cool for 1 minute on cookie sheet before removing and cooling completely on a wire rack.
  • *For 2 inch cookies- bake for 8 minutes and let cool for 1 minute on cookie sheet before transferring to cooling rack.


This recipe will make 44 small cookies, or 22 big cookies.