Peanut Butter Cookies


A very delicious peanut butter cookie recipe that is easy to make. These cookies stay soft in an airtight container. For special occasions, press five peanut halves into the top before baking.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 dozen


  • 1 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup white sugar for rolling


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.

  3. Cream together butter, peanut butter, 1/2 cup white sugar, and brown sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in egg, then stir in vanilla. Gradually blend in flour mixture until combined.

  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in 1/2 cup white sugar, then place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Use fork times to make a crisscross pattern on each dough ball.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are set, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly, then remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

142 Calories
7g Fat
19g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 142
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 52mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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