The Best Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

This is the best recipe for classic peanut butter cookies. These cookies are soft and irresistible. They go perfectly with a cup of milk or latte.

5 Reasons Why This Is The Best Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

  1. This recipe does not require special ingredients. Chances are, you probably already have all the ingredients in your kitchen.
  2. This recipe is so simple, it's perfect for beginners. And if you're a pro, there's no wrong in playing around with the ingredients.
  3. This is a quick recipe. It only takes 25 minutes to prepare these cookies. That's a lot quicker than going to the store and back!
  4. These homemade cookies are free of the evil ingredients that come with store-bought dough, such as the food dyes and preservatives. If you want it even more healthy, just substitute the ingredients with healthier alternatives.
  5. These are the best tasting peanut butter cookies. These turn out so soft, so chewy, they fall apart so deliciously in your mouth. This recipe gives peanut butter a whole new dimension.

How to make Peanut Butter Cookies

  • Combine flour together with baking powder and soda, set aside.
  • Whisk butter with both the sugars until smooth. To the butter mixture, add in peanut butter and egg, whisk to combine.
  • Add in flour to the mixture.
  • Finally, form cookies using an ice cream scoop, flatten tops with a fork. Bake for 10 minutes, you will have perfectly soft peanut butter cookies.

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Serving size:
15 min
10 min
Ready in
25 min


Prepare ingredients for the peanut butter cookie recipe. In a bowl, combine together flour, baking soda and baking powder.
In a mixing bowl, combine together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Whisk together until the mixture is smooth. Add peanut butter and egg to there mixture, whisk to combine.
With mixer on slow speed, add in flour to the mixture.
Line baking sheet. Shape cookies into a ball, but slightly flattened. Using a fork, make likes on top of the cookies.
Bake them at 350F, for 10 minutes. Let them cook for at least 5 minutes, they might look underbaked but they will harden as they cool down.
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