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Best Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Servings: 48 Cookies
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter cookies
Calories: 152 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1 cup Butter Unsalted, Room temperature
  • 2 cups Peanut butter Creamy
  • 1 cups Granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2.5 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 3/4 cup Additional granulated sugar For coating cookies


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add eggs, vanilla extract and mix until smooth.

  3. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and mix until just combined.

  4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for 45 minutes to make the dough easier to handle. 

  5. Scoop out small portions of the dough and make little balls.

  6. Roll them in a bowl of granulated sugar.

  7. Place them on a cookie tray, lined with parchment paper. 

  8. Press the fork on top of the cookie balls to make a criss-cross pattern. 

  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm.

  10. Remove from oven and let them cool completely. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a cookie jar at room temperature for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 113mg5%
Potassium 95mg3%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.