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Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

This is the BEST peanut butter cookie recipe! The cookies are super soft, chewy, and have lots of peanut butter flavor. If you like peanut butter, you will LOVE these cookies!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time9 minutes
Total Time24 minutes
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 125kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, cream the butter and peanut butter together until combined. Add the sugars and beat until creamy and smooth, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add in the egg and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients and mix on low until just combined. Don't over mix.
  • Take about 2 tablespoons of dough and form a cookie dough ball. Roll in granulated sugar. Place cookies on prepared baking sheet, about 2-inches apart.
  • Bake the cookies for 9-10 minutes or until they are golden at the edges and just set. Don't overbake, the cookies will set up as they cool. Remove pan from oven and let cookies cool on the baking sheet for 4-5 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack and cool completely.


Don't over bake the cookies! They will finish cooling as they cool. 
Store the cookies in an airtight container on the counter for up to 3 days. 


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.5mg