Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (melted half way)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium7% DV160mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs11% DV33g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories290Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate33g11%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Ann a month ago
    It is 3 Am in the morning... I could not sleep, looking at all the recipes on this site... This peanut butter cookie caught my eye. I thought I would try it as it had all the ingredients I had on hand early in the morning. I ended up making the cookie balls bigger so I ended up cooking them for 9 min. As they were doughy at 7-8. I then left them on the tray for 4-5 min. before transferring. The reason they are so soft is because of undercooking. They do not fall apart and are very creamy . I ate 2 at 3:30 am. Then one of my children cane downstairs for water and grabbed a cookie. He said they were delicious. I agree. Will bake again another time. It is worth making, even at 3 am
    Maci 2 months ago
    OH MY GOSSSSHHHHH!!!!!! These are my favorite cookies ever. I could eat them all day.
    Sue Bulow 6 months ago
    My husband is a peanut butter fanatic & he loved these cookies! The key is refrigerate the dough at least an hour so they’ll hold their shape & not melt down into cookie pancakes.
    Bret 7 months ago
    I’ve actually made them twice, once for a holiday work party and they were gone within an hour. Then again for my wife to bring to work and now they want more. My wife loves them too.
    Julie M 7 months ago
    delicious i would make these again
    Beth Metzler 8 months ago
    This recipe will now be my top choice for PB cookies! Delicious and remained soft several days. I used half whole wheat flour, added toffee pieces, and instead of rolling in sugar, I put a little icing and toffee on top. Because they are so soft, they are a little inclined to fall apart, but when transferring 24, 23 successfully made it onto the platter. Just a warning. These were a hit at our family party!
    Robi R. 8 months ago
    they turned out great we did screw up and put almond extract and about half of the vanilla once we discovered the mistake they turned out really delicious and I think we'll keep it that way surprise little mistakes sometimes turns out better
    Ari 8 months ago
    Tasted really good. Just fyi they don’t spread AT ALL and I had to bake them for more like 13 ish minutes
    Rachel Meyer 8 months ago
    Great with a kiss! 👍🏻
    NWinn 8 months ago
    Left half as balls the other we squished down a bit like my nan used to do. Prefer the un-squishified one but any iteration of this cookie is delectable. Will easily be the favorite at any event.
    Kacie Schendel 8 months ago
    If the cookies are as good as the dough....... 😳🥺🤤🥰
    Laurel Taylor 9 months ago
    great cookies! yummy! a favorite.
    Emma Cummings 9 months ago
    Good, chewy, and easy to make.
    Sofia 9 months ago
    All my friends loved it 😊. So soft and yummy. I will definitely make it again.
    Pam N. 9 months ago
    These are easy to make. I like how they are soft and chewy. Will see if tomorrow they have better peanut butter flavor
    Bree Marie 10 months ago
    My boyfriend loves peanut butter cookies so I decided to surprise him with some tonight and he loved them. This recipe is amazing! Next time I want to try adding chocolate chips to it :)
    Tarleena Robinson 10 months ago
    Made today and it was delicious. The only difference was we added chocolate chips. We ate some😁
    Hansen a year ago
    These cookies were amazing! I’ve made them twice already.
    Robinson a year ago
    I love the texture and not overly peanut butterly... I put roasted peanuts inside half the batch and I rolled them in raw sugar... came out great!
    Brooke a year ago
    Wow! If you like soft cookies and peanut butter, this is the recipe for you! I used crunchy peanut butter. They were good warm, but better the next day. Yum!
    Maddy Jones a year ago
    Perfectly soft cookies. The directions were very straightforward and easy to prepare. Please don’t skip rolling them in sugar before baking- it’s the best part!
    StephanieYoung a year ago
    it turn out wonderful and delicious thank you and God bless you bye bye Stephanie Young.🙋‍♀️😀
    Cooper a year ago
    I made mine a little bigger than the recipe called for, if you're new to baking cookies, don't take their softness in the oven as them being not done. Take them out and in a few minutes they should harden up.
    Ally a year ago
    turned out fantastic! i doubled the recipe and it made about 60 cookies
    Sarine 2 years ago
    Crunchy bite, but soft in the middle. Used less than half the amount of sugar, but added Oreo biscuit pieces to the dough. Yum yum yum
    Lucy S. 3 years ago
    I loved the texture of these cookies, however they were WAY TOO SWEET. Next time I will take out some of the sugar, and probably won't bother rolling them in the extra sugar. Also, I might add more peanut butter as the flavour was pretty mild.
    Jeffrey Nowlin 3 years ago
    This has become one of my quick go-to cookie recipes. Even my boyfriend who doesn't like peanut butter eats them!
    marsha w. 4 years ago
    Oh these are so GOOD! So easy to make too. I love soft cookies and these are great. I made another batch and put chocolate kisses on top.

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