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Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are chewy with just enough crisp to make you go Ahhhh! Sweet perfection with simple ingredients makes this an easy to make treat for your whole family.
Makes 4 dozen cookies! Oh my gravy!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack


  • 2 ½ cups All-Purpose flour
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Optional ingredients:

  • 1 package peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup pecans chopped


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F, and line your cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cream together sugars, butter, and peanut butter.
    creaming peanut butter batter in a stand mixer
  • Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well.
  • Blend in baking soda, baking powder, and vanilla.
  • Gradually stir in your flour.
  • Roll the dough into golf-ball size balls and roll in sugar.
    peanut butter cookie dough ball in sugar
  • Place balls on your lined cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  • Flatten your cookies with a fork in a crisscross pattern.
    metal fork pressing into a peanut butter cookie
  • Place in oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Enjoy!
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