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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

We have taken this classic cookie and added a bit of crunch to make it our new favorite way to make Peanut Butter Cookies! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter cookies recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1 cup (250g) creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup (125g) chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick, 113g) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100g) packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups (160g) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar for rolling cookies in


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the peanut butters, butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until well blended.
  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into creamed
  4. mixture.
  5. Scoop dough into balls. (I used a 3-tablespoon scoop). Roll each dough ball in granulated sugar.
  6. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Press each ball once with crisscrossing fork tines.
  8. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are lightly browned. Do not overbake!

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