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Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

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Peanut Butter Cookies
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Course: Drop Cookies, Hand-shaped CookiesDifficulty: Easy

Classic peanut butter cookies with a crosshatch pattern.


  • 1-1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • Pre-heat oven to 350F. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Cream butter with sugar, brown sugar and peanut butter, creaming after each addition until light and fluffy. Add egg and mix thoroughly. Add flour mixture gradually. Beat until smooth. Drop mixture, 1 heaping teaspoon at a time and about 2″ apart on to an undressed baking sheet. Flatten with a fork 2 times to form a criscross pattern on the cookie surface. Bake for 8-10 min. Remove from oven and cool.


  • Kindly donated by San Francisco pastry chef Greg Léon.
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(example: Sue in LA)

Love it. Quick and easy. Peanut buttery but not too much. I stuck a green mini marshmallows in the center to Christmas them up a bit.
- A Baker

I love the light crispiness taste! <3
- Misty in England atm

i love them soooooooooooooooo....much!!!
- A Baker

Loved this cookie..really moist and flavorful..the best peanutbutter cookie recipes I have tried.
- Candice in New York

Made these today and they are amazing!!!!!!! YUMMY
- A Baker

I made these cookies and they were AWESOME!! I will definately make them again and I think you should make them too!
- A Baker

I made these cookies for a contest and they won!! I loved these and I will DEFINATLELY make them again!!
- A Baker

this is the best cookies i ever had
- nicki in warren ohio

AWESOME! Perfect mix of salty and sweet and very chewy!
- A Baker

Awesome recipe, the best peanut butter cookies I have ever had!!!!
- Colleen in Belleville Ontario Canada

I really don't like peanut butter cookies, but these are delicious. Not too much peanut butter and just the right amount of sweet.
- Shelley in St. Pete, FL
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