Rating: 4.5 stars
365 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 14
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 4

These classic cookies don't get much easier.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Beat butter, white sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a stand mixer until smooth.

  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl and beater with a spatula. Add egg and mix for about 1 minute.

  • Slowly mix in flour with the mixer on low. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and beater. Mix on medium until combined, about 30 seconds.

  • Form dough into a ball, cover with plastic and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

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

  • Portion out cookie dough in equal-sized balls on a baking sheet covered with a silicone baking mat. Use damp hands to roll dough into smooth balls. Stamp each ball with a fork in a criss-cross pattern.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes until golden.

  • Leave on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts

252 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 29.5g; fat 13.6g; cholesterol 35.8mg; sodium 228.7mg. Full Nutrition