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Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are a classic treat, perfect for just about any occasion. They're also super easy to make, so it's win-win!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Cooling Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American/Canadian
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 216 kcal


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In one bowl, combine brown sugar and white sugar. In another bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda.
  • In a third bowl, use a hand mixer on medium to cream together the butter and sugars. Beat in egg, vanilla, peanut butter. Carefully sprinkle in flour mixture a little bit at a time, continuing to use the hand mixer until you have a doughy consistency.
  • Roll batter into small balls and place each one on a cookie sheet. Press with fork, one way and then the other, to make a criss-cross pattern.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on a cookie rack for about 15 minutes.


Serving: 1cookieSodium: 207mgCalcium: 16mgVitamin A: 171IUSugar: 13gFiber: 1gPotassium: 118mgCholesterol: 23mgCalories: 216kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 5gFat: 13gProtein: 5gCarbohydrates: 22gIron: 1mg
Keyword baking, cookie, dessert, peanut butter, snack
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