Classic Peanut Butter Cookies: A Sweet Treat for Any Occasion

Peanut butter cookies are a timeless classic, enjoyed by people of all ages. Their soft and chewy texture, combined with the rich peanut butter flavor, makes them a delicious and satisfying treat.

This recipe is a basic one, but you can easily customize it to your liking. Try adding chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or even a swirl of jam for a fun twist.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Add sugars gradually, beating until well combined.
  5. Beat in egg and vanilla extract until incorporated.
  6. Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  7. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheets.
  8. Flatten cookies slightly with a fork.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.
  10. Let cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


  • For chewier cookies, bake for less time. For crispier cookies, bake for a few minutes longer.
  • If the dough is too sticky, chill it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before rolling.
  • You can use crunchy peanut butter for a different texture
  • Add a pinch of sea salt to the dough for a salty-sweet flavor.
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Enjoy these classic peanut butter cookies with a glass of milk or your favorite cold beverage. They’re sure to be a hit with everyone!

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