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Peanut Butter Cookies, classic peanut butter cookies, peanut butter cookie recipe, peanut butter recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 7 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x


Peanut Butter Cookies are a classic cookie recipe made with creamy peanut butter, egg, brown sugar, butter, vanilla extract, flour, baking soda, baking powder and a pinch of salt. 



  • 8 Tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg, (large)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add softened butter, brown sugar and peanut butter. Use a hand or stand mixer to beat the ingredients until creamy.
  3. Add egg and vanilla extract. Beat again.
  4. Add the remainder of the ingredients and beat again.
  5. Use a medium cookie scoop to place cookie dough balls onto a baking sheet.
  6. Use a fork to press down each cookie dough ball.
  7. Bake 10 minutes.
  8. Let cool on a cooling rack and serve.
  • Category: Dessert