Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
This classic peanut butter cookie recipe is thick and chewy, and downright delicious.
- 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