Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe



Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

The easiest recipe for homemade peanut butter cookies. Soft and irresistibly delicious cookies with peanut butter flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1/2
    cup
    unsalted butter
    room temperature
  • 2/3
    cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/3
    cup
    brown sugar
  • 2/3
    cup
    peanut butter
  • 1
    large egg
  • ¾
    tsp
    baking powder
  • ½
    tsp
    baking soda
  • ¼
    tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/3
    cup
    all-purpose flour
    sifted

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. With an electric hand mixer, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Add the peanut butter and egg and mix until combined.

  3. In a separate bowl, add baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sifted flour. Add to the peanut butter mixture, mix until combined.

  4. Form dough into 1″ balls. Place the balls about 3-inches apart on the prepared baking sheet. Flatten in a crisscross pattern using a fork.

  5. Bake 8-9 minutes until cookies just start to turn golden at the base. Remove from the oven and allow cookies to cool 5 minutes then transfer on a wire rack.

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