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The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are moist, chewy, and packed with irresistible peanut butter flavor. Perfectly paired with a tall glass of milk or a latte!
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 20 Cookies
Calories 171kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Gather your ingredients. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
    Ingredients that you need to make peanut butter cookies.
  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat together the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Beat the mixture until smooth. Next, add in the peanut butter and egg and beat to combine.
    Mixing bowl with part fo the ingredients.
  • With the mixer turned set to the slowest speed, slowly add in the flour mixture and continue beating until it's well combined.
    Two mixing bowls, adding flour in one of the. Finished dough in second bowl.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Shape the cookies into a ball and flatten each ball slightly with your palms. Using a fork, create a criss-cross pattern on top of the cookies.
    Baking sheet with cookies with fork marks. second baking sheet with baked cookies.
  • Bake the cookies at 350°F for 10 minutes. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool for at least 5 minutes. They may look a little underbaked, but don't worry - they will harden as they cool. Enjoy!
    A lot of cookies on a baking sheet.

Nutrition

Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.6mg