Easy Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
These easy peanut butter cookies are soft and chewy, full of peanut butter flavor.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 26 Cookies
- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup smooth peanut butter about 8 ounces
- 8 tablespoons 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup peanut butter chips
- 1/2 cup roasted and salted peanuts salted peanuts, finely chopped
- coarse sea salt optional, for topping
Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare two baking sheets, lining with silpat or parchment paper. Set aside.
Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl, set aside.
Cream together the butter, peanut butter, white and brown sugars until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg and vanilla until well combined.
Turn off mixer, add flour mixture. Beat until fully combined.
Fold in peanut butter chips and peanuts.
Scoop dough in to balls about 2 tablespoons each ( I used a cookie scoop). Spaced evenly apart on the baking sheet, 12 cookies per sheet. Use a fork to create the hashtag pattern. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt if desired. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until edges are starting to brown.
Remove from oven and cool on a cooling rack for 5-10 minutes before serving. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.7mg
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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