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Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
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Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

This classic peanut butter cookie recipe is thick and chewy, and downright delicious.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
Servings: 4
Calories: 862kcal
Author: Luda huang


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  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment cream together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until combined.
  • Mix in peanut butter then blends in egg and vanilla. With mixer set on low speed slowly add in flour mixture and mix just until combined.
  • Shape the dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Flatten in crisscross pattern with a fork.
  • Bake cookies in a preheated oven, one sheet at a time, for about 9 to 10 minutes.
  • Let cool on baking sheet 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store cookies and an airtight container.


Calories: 862kcal | Carbohydrates: 94g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 601mg | Potassium: 473mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 768IU | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 3mg