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Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies. Recipe from scratch.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients (makes about 24 cookies):
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (or 1/4 tsp fine table salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
In a mixer (e.g. Hamilton Beach 6 Speed Classic) stand, cream butter, white sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Fold in the mixture and add egg. Keep folding and mix until well blended. Add flour continously while continuing to mix. Mold dough into a ball. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

For each cookie, pluck out a portion of dough and roll into a ball. Place on a baking pan. At your option, stamp the top of the ball with a cross hatch pattern with a fork. Bake for 10 minutes. Let cool before serving.

Check out the peanut butter cake recipe for more pb treats.


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